Novel recommendations: National Book Lovers Day
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Novel recommendations: National Book Lovers Day

Happy National Book Lovers Day! The only thing that would make this second-tier holiday better would be if it was combined with National Donut Day. But we can’t always get what we want. In order to celebrate this literary anniversary, here are five top-notch books that were published this year. Ranging from criticism and essay … Continue reading

Music

Young The Giant turns over new leaf with ‘Mind Over Matter’ – REVIEW

By Katie Olson @nosloka Southern California indie-rock outfit Young The Giant has released their second album, Mind Over Matter, after three years and a 45-stop tour. One of the singles released from the new album, “It’s About Time”, seems to mirror the feelings of the group’s fanbase. Since three years have passed since the release … Continue reading

Music

“Post Tropical” released in the midst of the Polar Vortex – REVIEW

By Katie Olson @nosloka Even the title of James Vincent McMorrow’s new album is appealing, as the majority of the U.S. suffers from freezing temperatures. Post Tropical, the Irish singer-songwriter’s sophomore effort, includes sounds reminiscent of his first album as well as new, more experimental rhythms and instruments. Perhaps this is due to the fact … Continue reading