Book Picks: The Song of Achilles

Book Picks: The Song of Achilles

Looking for a quick and easy way to pass Latin without having to read The Iliad at all? If you are, don’t read Madeleine Miller’s The Song of Achilles, with […]

 

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  • Book Picks: Where Futures End

    Book Picks: Where Futures End

    Many people reading this, including myself, probably don’t see the need for dystopian novels when anyone can watch one just by turning on the news. But don’t leave yet – […]

     
  • High School Students Unused to Socializing Attempt to Dance, With Mixed Results [NO-POINT]

    High School Students Unused to Socializing Attempt to Dance, With Mixed Results [NO-POINT]

    Spirits were high on Saturday evening as Belmont High students, accustomed to staying at home at night and sobbing over their homework, donned their best black minidresses and Vineyard Vines […]

     
  • Book Picks: The Fortunes

    Book Picks: The Fortunes

    What does Chinese American history look like? Because American history so often focuses on the narratives of straight white men, many people have no idea. Peter Ho Davies’ novel, The […]

     
  • Book Picks: Not If I See You First

    Book Picks: Not If I See You First

    Most people at school are probably used to Belmont High’s small community by now. What would happen if the student body suddenly doubled? More specifically, what would happen if the […]

     
  • Book Picks: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

    Book Picks: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

    Everyone wishes they were still an elementary schooler, right? Little to no homework, very little responsibility… and all the paralyzing childhood fears that age has mostly killed. Neil Gaiman’s novel, The […]

     
  • Book Picks: War Against All Puerto Ricans

    Book Picks: War Against All Puerto Ricans

    What do you know about the history of Puerto Rico? No matter how deep your knowledge of the subject, it’s bloodier than you think. War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and […]

     
  • Book Picks: Lair of Dreams

    Book Picks: Lair of Dreams

    The Roaring Twenties. Best known for parties, Prohibition, and… supernatural intrigue? Libba Bray’s Diviners series brings a new layer of unreality and horror to 1920s Manhattan, picking up in its […]

     
  • Book Picks: Station Eleven

    Book Picks: Station Eleven

    Picture the end of the world. What do you see? Zombies? Nuclear war? A ragtag band of survivors living in a supermarket? Look closer. In your postapocalyptic landscape, what do […]