Posts Tagged: Class Reinforcement

Class and Privilege: The Listen Linda Edition

Class and Privilege: The Listen Linda Edition

October 23, 2014 Opinion 9

I am so incredibly tired of talking about the Halestrom. Linda, honey, listen. She’s going to prosper. As are all the BBA’s currently throwing their weight around. The reason there will be no economic backlash for them is tied to a class system far bigger than the book blogger world. At the… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, November 2nd

Links: Saturday, November 2nd

November 2, 2013 Links 6

The Golden Girls Brick People Toy Set The Logic of Stupid Poor People – A lot of interesting stuff in here about respectability politics and all the ways the game is rigged against the poor. I remember my mother taking a next door neighbor down to the social service agency…. Read more »

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A Woman Entangled by Cecilia Grant

A Woman Entangled by Cecilia Grant

September 11, 2013 Historical, Reviews 1

While I admired much about Cecilia Grant’s debut novel, I didn’t love it. A Woman Entangled caught my eye because it promised all the things I love most. Class conflict. Toxic family dynamics. Social climbing beauties. Younger sons. I was ready for Grant to bring it on. Ultimately the experience… Read more »

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Links: Monday, September 2nd

Links: Monday, September 2nd

September 2, 2013 Links 1

Widower submits a song about his wife of 73 years to a songwriting contest – Oh my god, this is just all the feels. When 96-year-old Fred saw a songwriting contest advertised in the paper he couldn’t help but write one for his wife who’d passed away only a month… Read more »

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The Arrangement by Mary Balogh

The Arrangement by Mary Balogh

August 27, 2013 Historical, Reviews 5

Some books permanently change the reader / author relationship. Having loved Mary Balogh since her earliest days I half-heartedly defended her previous disability themed books but still cringed when she announced The Survivor’s Club series. There are authors that do disability well, and then there’s Mary Balogh. Her disabled characters are… Read more »

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