‘There’s No Such Thing As An Easy Job’ Explores How Work Defines Our Lives

I never imagined reading about odd jobs would be so fascinating. As many of us transition away from working at home and the elusive phrase “work-life balance” looms in the rear-view mirror, it felt all too real to read about a person we get to know almost entirely through her working life.

‘We Could Be Heroes’ Is A Refreshing Superhero Reboot

This book didn’t do anything I expected it to (well, except that one thing) One of my day jobs is teaching a first-year writing course to college students. A perk of this gig is that I’m able to choose the theme for my section, and for the past three years, I’ve taught some version ofContinue reading “‘We Could Be Heroes’ Is A Refreshing Superhero Reboot”

You Can Never Read The Same Book Twice

The practice of re-reading is usually talked about as a form of nostalgia, or comfort. That’s certainly a huge piece of why I re-read certain books, particularly those I will put on audio as I fall asleep, do laundry, or bake. And yet, I can’t help but notice that re-reading books has offered me something else, too.