Books Built for the Silver Screen

Oh, the dreaded book-to-movie adaptation. It’s something Hollywood always tries to do, as they desperately try to convert the die-hard book fans into die-hard moviegoers, but it always seems to flop. There...

Sonia Purnell Spotlights Unsung Women

When I heard that Sonia Purnell was coming to the Fairfield University bookstore, my immediate reaction was to run into our weekly pitch meeting to announce to Gracie, our Vine editor, that I had to interview...

Five Books to Check Out this Summer

This year I have taken it upon myself to read more books solely for the sake of fun! As the Mirror staff knows, I am also on a quest to read 54 books this year as my New Year’s resolution. I love reading and...

‘TURTLES’ Review: All the Way Up

It’s been five years since John Green released his last novel “The Fault in Our Stars.” However, in his latest novel, “Turtles All the Way Down,” Green returns with what I consider to be his most...

‘Born a Crime’: A Book for the Summer

“IMMORALITY ACT, 1927: To prohibit illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and natives…” begins Trevor Noah’s 2016 memoir, “Born a Crime.” Noah, a comedian and the current host of “The...