How to review “The Sword of Shannara”? How does one even give it a star rating? It bestrides the genre of epic fantasy like a Colossus and yet, in my opinion, is considerably weaker than Brooks’s later work, even as it broke new territory for fantasy and formed the basis for one of the most […]Read more "“The Sword of Shannara” by Terry Brooks"
Having only ever read EO in the original, I admit that I approached this translation with trepidation. I chose it for my Masterworks in Russian Literature class because I’d heard it was the best of the available translations; having only read excerpts of others I can’t judge completely, but this translation is certainly masterful on […]Read more "James Falen’s Translation of “Eugene Onegin”"
If you’re looking for a book filled with the gruesome details of Jack the Ripper’s murders, or dwelling with loving length on the psychology of a serial killer, this book is not for you. Jack himself is, rightfully, relegated to just a few lines. Instead, this is a book chronicling something much more meaningful and […]Read more "“A Brutal Chill in August” by Alan M. Clark"
The headline says it all, really. If you scroll down the list, you can find the announcement here.Read more "TMLI Receives Honorable Mention for Epic Fantasy in the 2016 Readers’ Favorite Awards!"