Monthly Archives: February 2009

Expensive People, Joyce Carol Oates

Expensive People exposes the superficial world of suburbia. Set in a small privileged community of the 1960s, it offers the easy-rolling and confessional narrative of Richard Everett, an 18-year-old child murderer. The book begins with this confession, and Richard goes … Continue reading

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You know you…

…are broke when… The first thing that came to mind was “…you’re buying ingredients that you can’t afford to make incredible dinners.” I’m not broke. In fact, I just got a promotion. (Wednesday, bossman and I are renegotiating my salary.) … Continue reading

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