Monthly Archives: December 2015

A fresh perspective: The exotic and the universal

Reviewed by Nikita Mathur DON’T LET HIM KNOW. By Sandip Roy. Bloomsbury. 244 pages. $25. While the shell of Sandip Roy’s novel Don’t Let Him Know may tackle issues such as the silent taboo of homosexuality in Indian society or … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective: Nerd fiction

Reviewed by Jessica Coates WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE .By Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. Harper Perennial. 401 pages. $19.99 Welcome to Night Vale is probably the most highly anticipated piece of 2015 nerd fiction you’ve never heard of. It debuted … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective: Bold gambit

Here’s another of our interesting and well-done reviews by students in the opinion-writing class at the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism. Reviewed by Nick Niedzwiadek DISCLAIMER. By Renée Knight. Harper. 336 pages. $25.99.  Starting a story … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective: Not just formula

Reviewed by Brianna Crane SEE ME. By Nicholas Sparks.  Grand Central. PAGES? $27.00  An unlikely couple looks out across the Atlantic, letting their thoughts drift gently with the tide; all is well.  As the waves begin crashing, however, the couple … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective: Not in control

Here’s another in our series of reviews by students in the opinion writing class at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism. Reviewed by Bradley Saacks GOLDEN STATE.  By Stephanie Kegan. Simon & Schuster. 288 pages. $24.99. The fragility … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective: Grisham’s lawyer pushes the limits

Here’s another review by a student in the opinion writing class at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism. Reviewed by John Thomas ROGUE LAWYER.  By John Grisham. Doubleday. 344 pages. $28.95, hardcover. John Grisham’s latest legal thriller, Rogue … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective: Horrors from David Mitchell

Here’s another in a series of book reviews written by students in the opinion writing class in the School of Media and Journalism at UNC Chapel Hill. Reviewed by Josiah H. Graham SLADE HOUSE. By David Mitchell. Random House. 238 … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective: Stephen King’s latest

Reviewed by Victor James Lewis

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