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The Voyage Out (1915)

If any one sentence could describe Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out (originally entitled Melymbrosia), it might read, «It’s the book with a protagonist that doesn’t realize it has a protagonist.» I attribute this description to the writing style Woolf applies to her debut narrative form, a kind of specialized version of the third-person omniscient that is observed by one encyclopedia, «While Joyce and Faulkner separate one character’s interior monologues from another’s, Woolf’s narratives move between inner and outer and between characters without clear demarcations» ( 1 119 ord igjen


Book Report

In the age of #MeToo and #TimesUp, Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture edited by Roxane Gay is very timely.

Being a fan of Gay’s I knew Not That Bad would be a compelling and upsetting read about society’s deplorable rape culture. 89 ord igjen

Book Review : HATE NOTES

It all started with a mysterious blue note sewn into a wedding dress.

Something blue.

I’d gone to sell my own unworn bridal gown at a vintage clothing store. 589 ord igjen


"Death and Dying in New Zealand" Edited by Emma Johnson

I strongly urge everyone to read this book, which contains important information.  It’s a series of essays about various aspects of death, and a great resource for the conversations we all need to have. 457 ord igjen

Books I've Read

Walking Down the Bright Path of Life

Xieli, America

     I used to be someone who would chase after the trends of the world, I wanted to abandon myself to a life of pleasure, and I just cared about the pleasures of the flesh. 3 364 ord igjen


The Age of Awareness

Nowadays we’re living in the age of awareness which it’s emergence can be attributed to changes and advancements in the sensor technology and computing. Increasingly, these digital technology monitors everything we do by creating a «flywheel world.» 311 ord igjen

Personal Development


Review: Vox

By: Christina Dalcher

5/5 Stars

This book explores a world that feels so terrifyingly real. Women are taken out of work with no access to books, writing, and are only given 100 words a day to speak. 118 ord igjen