A Staggering Work of Heartbreaking Teen Lit


I recently finished reading The Catastrophic History of You and Me, by Jess Rothenberg. I don’t typically read teen lit (some of my friends may disagree, since, full disclosure, I have read Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight), but I had particular reasons for reading this one.
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An American Tragedy


Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer was an American serial killer and sex offender. He murdered 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. His horrific crimes involved child molestation, rape, dismemberment, necrophilia, and cannibalism.

And once upon a time, he was a high school boy.
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Weekend Reads

What are you reading over the weekend?

Anthony T.: Man’s Search for Himself (1953) by Rollo May

Rollo May is one of the fathers of existential psychology, which takes a different view of psychotherapy in that meaning is what is central to human existence. May discusses of the problems of modern man– anxiety, loneliness and the death of God– in an academic but very readable work. If you enjoy Nietzche,  Kierkegaard or Rilke, you’ll dig this book.
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