Crime and Punishment: A Review by Paria Jahanbakhsh

I’ve come to the inevitable conclusion that Russian big ’uns may just be where it’s at. “It” being general awesomeness that combines with thought-provoking philosophy, history and readability that makes this novel one of the most enjoyable ones I’ve read in a long while. But of course, there’s a catch. Fyodor Dostoyevsky is not exactly… Continue reading Crime and Punishment: A Review by Paria Jahanbakhsh

The Catcher in the Rye: A Review by Rahul Bhatia

The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, is the classic Coming of Age novel. Written all the way in the 1950’s, this novel has become a common selection for reading material in English classes across the country. Although controversial, this book is one that you should try to read at least once, and judge… Continue reading The Catcher in the Rye: A Review by Rahul Bhatia

The Return of the King: A Review by Tian Yu

The Return of the King, the third and final Lord of the Rings book by J.R.R Tolkien, provides a completely expected, but still thrilling, end to the epic adventure. The main focus of this book is on the defenders at Minas Tirith who, surrounded on all sides by Sauron’s army, prepare to fight a hopeless… Continue reading The Return of the King: A Review by Tian Yu

The Two Towers: A Review by Tian Yu

The Two Towers, second book in the Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien, is an incredible novel. Not only is it still interesting more than 50 years after it was published, but it’s still popular because it’s actually a good book, unlike those ‘classics’ that are literally only read for class projects. I’ll… Continue reading The Two Towers: A Review by Tian Yu