Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Few books leave me satisfied and puzzled, and I don't quite know what to make of this one since it offered enjoyment and frustration. I enjoyed Blade Runner (both the theatrical and the Final Cut versions), which seemed to be a meditation on mortality, what constitutes life, and what fills it with meaning. The book … Continue reading Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

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Dracula: The Book

An early 19th century discussion group composed of Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, May Shelley, Claire Claremont, and John Polidori read ghost stories together, and under the challenge put forward by Byron they began to write their own scary stories. Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein and Polidori wrote a novella about a vampire which was the seed from … Continue reading Dracula: The Book

Mormon Sisters: Women In Early Utah (a sampling of the female lens)

A common critique I read or hear about regarding the Mormon History community is that much is written by men, and likely for other men—Mormon history is not not often viewed through the lens of women. In order to remedy this problem in my own reading I looked through the Mo-history/culture books I have read … Continue reading Mormon Sisters: Women In Early Utah (a sampling of the female lens)