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Displacement, by Lucy Knisley

When Knisley’s elderly grandparents sign up for a Caribbean cruise, her family want some one to go with them, as they require constant care. Knisley volunteers, knowing that she doesn’t have a lot of time left to spend with them. … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Adult, Visual | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Galapagos, by Kurt Vonnegut

Galápagos is a sort of dystopian-science-fiction treatise on evolution. The world has sunk into depression, unknown bacteria are making women infertile, and WWIII is about to break out. Ten people – one male and nine females – end up on … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Adult, Prose | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Elsewhere, by Gabrielle Zevin

Liz is almost sixteen when she’s hit by a cab and killed. Now, she’s on a cruise boat called the SS Nile, headed for Elsewhere, where she will progressively age backwards until she returns to earth in baby form. Cross … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Prose, Young Adult | Tagged , | Leave a comment