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Revisiting “American Psycho” the novel

Revisiting “American Psycho” the novel

(Photo courtesy of: BookMarks Reviews) “The 1991 book is much more intense then the movie.” Alexia Moore Connector Contributor “There wasn’t a clear, identifiable emotion within me, except for greed and, possibly, total disgust. I had all the characteristics of a human being – flesh, blood, skin, hair – but my depersonalization was so intense,

“Jane Eyre”: A book about passion, independence and making difficult choices

(Photo Courtesy of Penguin Classics) Jane Eyre was originally published under a male pseudonym. Michael Parke Connector Staff   Charlotte Bronte’s 1847 novel, “Jane Eyre”, is an adventurous tale of one woman’s search for independence and love in 18th to 19th century England. Though set in the past, the book remains surprisingly fresh and relatable

Early Departures by Justin A. Reynolds: A futuristic contemporary of second chances

(Photo courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor In “Early Departures”, author Justin A. Reynolds experiments with the concept of reanimation and the topic of second chances and death. What is immediately enjoyable is the style of writing and the fast-paced structure where the chapters count down from 100 which draws in the reader

NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image and likeness in landmark decision; it is about damn time

(Photo courtesy of Connector Editor  Aaron Robinson The long-standing battle between college athletes and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) appeared to favor the student athletes in a historic decision that has allowed student athletes to be compensated financially for their name, image and likeness. The NCAA had been strongly committed to prohibiting student

“Orange is the New Black” is coming to the new red and blue

Regina Alongi Connector Editor Calling Netflix-ers and bibliophiles alike! Author of the best-selling memoir “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” Piper Kerman, will be gracing the UML stage at the end of this month at the university’s brand new University Crossing. Born in Boston and a graduate of Smith College,