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Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling)

While there is a decided absence of magic in the novel, the one thing that truly stands out here is how eloquently Rowling has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that her writing chops stretch far beyond Hogwart’s hallowed halls.

Defending Quality Over Popularity

It is to my ever increasing frustration that I continually see true literary talent dismissed as 'too complex' or ‘deep’ in favour of the...

The Unsavory Racism of Middle Earth

The concept of race in Middle Earth bears a strong resemblance to racist concepts that were popular during Tolkien's youth. Readers need to be aware of these concepts and guard against taking them literally.