Posts in Literature
What We're Reading, Vol. 4

As December rushes by, the Attic editors settle down with their books, some revisiting holiday classics and others discovering harrowing non-fiction.

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Intoxication for the Ear: Christmas Music from the Past

“What the lyrics to these carols contain is a kaleidoscope of images — a hare, a tree of life, christ winning humanity in battle, an eagle bearing a lover away, a spotless rose. Listening to them, the winter glows with light and fantasy until the light comes back. “

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“What is that noise now? What is the wind doing?"

Accompanied by an original illustration by Rachel Tay, Eliza Campbell addresses the November spirit while contemplating Ruth Negga as Hamlet, Hozier’s recent ‘Movement,’ and a passage from T.S. Eliot’s ‘The Wasteland.’

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Understatedly Spooky Reads (For When You Can't Do Scary Stories)

Not one for scary stories, Olivia shares ten understatedly spooky reads that’ll get you into the October spirit without making you jump out of your skin.

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