Gimbling in the Wabe – It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Gene Luen Yang!

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Okay, I have to admit, I find last week’s announcement of the 2016 MacArthur Fellows (and their subsequent awarding of the generous – to the tune of $625,000-no-strings-attached generous – Genius Grants) to be incredibly exciting. One expects microbiologists, computer scientists, human rights lawyers, chemists, and the like to be named MacArthur Fellows, sure.  And [….]

LitStack Review: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

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Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng The Penguin Press Release Date:  June 26, 2014 ISBN 978-1-59420-571-2 It absolutely slays me when debut novels are this good. Everything I Never Told You is the story of a family dealing with a tragic loss.  It’s 1977 in Middlewood, Ohio, and Lydia Lee – the bright, outwardly [….]