Andre Alexis

Pet Projects: 8 Animal Companions in Literature

Old Yeller, Black Beauty and Lassie are so ensconced in popular culture that it feels like they belong to our childhoods—that they are as close to our own family pet as any animal can get without us having to poop and scoop after them. Not only did they help open our hearts and our minds… Read More »

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Old Favorites, New Favorites

Will any book ever live up to our old favorites? While it’s a difficult feat to find a book that can top the books we always go back to, here’s what you can read next once you finish these seven popular books. Outlander -> The Night Mark by Tiffany Reisz Do you love Diana Gabaldon’s… Read More »

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Book Bites: News and Views for November 13

ANDRÉ ALEXIS’S FIFTEEN DOGS IS THE WINNER OF THE 2015 @GillerPrize pic.twitter.com/hn1YCJp2nj — Coach House Books (@coachhousebooks) November 11, 2015   Amazon opened a bricks-and-mortar bookstore in Seattle, prompting a little bit of head-shaking and more than a few speculative think-pieces on the strange, possibly irrelevant strategy by the online retail giant. It’s hard to… Read More »

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Book Bites: News and Views for November 6

11.22.63 will become the latest Stephen King novel adapted for the (small) screen when it becomes available exclusively on the streaming site Hulu. The miniseries will star James Franco, Chris Cooper and Josh Duhamel, and will be released—fittingly—on President’s Day, 2016. * The Bailey’s Prize marked twenty years of granting prizes to women in literature… Read More »

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