Arts+Culture

Arts+Culture

We Are the Eighth Day, © Melanie Weidner

Books

Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Dostoevsky shows us the aches of the human heart, the deceptions we create, often unknowingly, and the hopes we have to be better people.

Books

Description of the Parson in The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Nestled among corrupt church officials and worldly pilgrims is this small-church pastor who is always motivated by Christ-centered love.

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To the Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf

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Virginia Woolf’s novel details the ordinary illuminations our lives offer, “matches struck in the dark.”

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The Circle, by Dave Eggers

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Eggers’s novel is about a mega social network corporation that takes over the world—seemingly benevolently. Its characters have no depth or soul; their personhood is defined by electronic connectedness.