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Rough Draught

25
Jun 2019

44 - Harry Potter 6

Kirsty & Carissa make a return trip to Hogwarts, but this time, it's a teen romance! Time to learn about Voldemort's past, question Dumbledore's decision-making, and aggressively stalk Draco Malfoy.

 

Topic: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

17
Jun 2019

43 - My Year of Rest & Relaxation

Carissa & Kirsty join a sharp and nameless narrator on her drug-addled quest to sleep away the nihilistic monotonies and tragedies of her life in this darkly funny and deeply personal novel.

 

Topic: My Year of Rest & Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

11
Jun 2019

42 - Through the Language Glass

Kirsty & Carissa peek through the academic looking glass at the ways in which language, culture, and thought intertwine and interact.

 

Topic: Through the Language Glass by Guy Deutscher

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore

3
Jun 2019

41 - Scythe

Kirsty & Carissa visit a tranquil dystopia (or utopia) in which death has been all but exterminated -- except for the Scythes, an order of benevolent assassins who are going through quite the political upheaval.

 

Topic: Scythe by Neal Schusterman

Theme: "Make It Ours" by Evermore