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Gulp

“Like a bite of something yummy, you will begin at one end and make your way to the other. Though this is not a practical health book, your more pressing alimentary curiosities will be addressed”…

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5 Replies · Reply by Kylee Van Veen Jan 6, 2016

Our Boys

“None of this is really about football. We’re going to get scored on eventually, and lose a game, and that doesn’t mean anything. What I hope we’re doing is sending kids into life who know that every day means something” (Drape…

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2 Replies · Reply by Corey Fennell Jan 6, 2016

How Pleasure Works

“What matters the most in not the world as it appears to our senses. Rather, the enjoyment we get from something derives from what we think that thing is” (xii). From the preface all way to the middle of the book, author and…

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3 Replies · Reply by Emily Dvorak Jan 6, 2016

Rabies

A riveting read, Rabies is a mind-numbing piece of literature, with detailed coverage of the histories and stories of the long-feared disease. Authors Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy go into great detail about the disease known as…

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2 Replies · Reply by Blake Toms Dec 4, 2015

Life

“That feeling is worth more than anything. There’s a certain moment when you realize that you’ve actually just left the planet for a bit and that nobody can touch you” (97).

Have you ever been told you…

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2 Replies · Reply by Kyler Brinker Dec 3, 2015