Monthly Archives for September 2019


Capitalism Works

Image courtesy of Goodreads When people say capitalism, you usually think of a free market and meritocracy. But what about capitalism taken to the extreme? Proxy, a novel by Alexander London, takes place in the future, in a post-disaster Earth where natural disasters have ruined much of the planets ecosystem. In the city that our […]



Honor Thy Mother

Vivian Wu portrays the shunned mother in the film adaptation of “Joy Luck Club” Is a mother who left her family to become a concubine worthy of redemption? In Joy Luck Club, a novel by the Chinese American author Amy Tan, An┬áMei Hsu’s mother┬ábecame the third wife of a wealthy man after the death of […]