Book Thoughts: How to Be Alive

At the beginning of the month, after responding favorably to an email asking whether I’d like an advanced copy of Colin Beavan’s new book, I received a paperback of How to Be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World. Prior to receiving the aforementioned email, I had never heard of Beavan…

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Book Thoughts: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Admittedly, comedy isn’t usually my thing. I watch more dramas than I do comedies and I very rarely read lighthearted literature. Seeing as I’m a very emotional person, that’s sometimes really bad for me. But there are a handful of comedies that I adore and come back to time and time again. Most of them…

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Book Thoughts: Cunt: A Declaration of Independence

As a 22 year-old woman who’s been calling herself a feminist for years, my views on the word and what it means are always evolving. Similarly, my views on my body, my sexuality and what it means to me to be a woman are also evolving. Inga Muscio’s Cunt: A Declaration of Independence has been on my to-read list…

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