The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

Hatred eats the soul of the hater, not the hated. – Alice Herz-Sommer There are various quotes similar to the one stated above. Most of them allude to the fact that hating someone is more harmful to those who hate than to the hated person. It’s seems true to an extent, especially when the other person doesn’t understand why you dislike them so. If you … Continue reading The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

There’s a certain amount of trust that an author asks of their reader when writing a book that constantly changes. John Darnielle, best known as the lead man of indie folk band The Mountain Goats, asked that of his readers when he debuted in 2014 with Wolf In White Van. Following a non-chronological plot, Darnielle’s first novel was very well received and nominated for the … Continue reading Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

Interview with Michael Schmitt, creator of the Serial Reader app

Bearded Book Boys (BBB): First off let me just say thank you for taking the time out of your day to chat with us. We’ll start with an easy one: what inspired you to create Serial Reader? Michael Schmitt (MS): I was inspired to build something like Serial Reader out of a growing frustration with how I read. I think I’ve always read way too … Continue reading Interview with Michael Schmitt, creator of the Serial Reader app