Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’: classically contemporary

Review by J1 Reporter Grace Ellis In 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s acclaimed novel “Little Women” was published. A novel quite progressive for its time, “Little Women” highlighted the highs and lows of living as a young woman in the nineteenth century, empowering its young [often female] readers to follow their dreams. The story depicts the… Read More Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’: classically contemporary

A little woman’s thoughts on ‘Little Women’

Review by ChloeHerbert While there’s certainly a lot of attention on Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women,” the neglection of character development central to the nineteenth century novel makes it heartless and unsatisfying. Following the lives of the March sisters — maternal Meg, fiery Jo, kindhearted Beth and attention-seeking Amy — “Little… Read More A little woman’s thoughts on ‘Little Women’

Five five-star books to read this Christmas Break

Reviews by MaggiePeklo “Six of Crows” by Leigh Bardugo (Fantasy) This book is for those who love supporting the antagonists and enjoy bloody heists. Leigh Bardugo wonderfully crafts a story about six misfits from the fictional city of Ketterdam. The leader of their gang is hired by a rich politician in order to kidnap a… Read More Five five-star books to read this Christmas Break