Poet Spotlight: John Keats

Poet Spotlight John Keats (1795-1821) Placed alongside Lord Byron and Percy Shelley in terms of reputation, John Keats died when he was only twenty-five years old. Despite this early passing, however, Keats is today considered one of the greatest Romantic poets. He did not have the same background or education as his fellow poets, however:…

Author Spotlight: Terry Pratchett

Author Spotlight Terry Pratchett (1948-2015) Appreciating literature in the modern age can sometimes be difficult. Jacobean and Victorian works may always draw more attention to themselves, for literature appears to gather more importance with age. However, this does not mean that modern authors should be neglected, particularly when their books convey the power and magic…

“The Heart Goes Last”: Book Review

When most people hear the name Margaret Atwood, they are most likely to think of her more renowned novels, such as Alias Grace and The Handmaid’s Tale, the latter of which has recently been adapted into a T.V. mini-series. However, it is important to remember that no author can be limited to only their most…