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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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BRIANNA GOODMAN, Copy Editor Emerita

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Perris debut novel hits shelves this May. (PHOTO BY BRIANNA GOODMAN/ THE OBSERVER)

Author Camille Perri Discusses Debut Novel

May 27, 2016

THE ASSISTANTS By Camille Perri 282 pp. Putnam. $25 An underpaid, well-educated executive assistant drowns in student debt while her multibillionaire of a boss drops $8,900 to settle an argument...

Messy dorm room? Get to work in order to start fresh this Spring!
(PHOTO BY JESSE CARLUCCI/ THE OBSERVER)

FCLC’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

April 8, 2016

With the beginning of spring comes the infamous ritual that defines this season: spring cleaning. This is an annual event that I eagerly embrace—there are few things I enjoy more than returning from...

Rebecca Traister held a launch party for her new novel at Greenlight Bookstore on March 2. (PHOTO BY BRIANNA GOODMAN/THE OBSERVER)

(You Don’t Have To) Put a Ring On It

March 19, 2016

“I always hated it when my heroines got married,” Rebecca Traister begins in her thorough new book, “All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation,” which chronicles...

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Benign

March 8, 2016

A small marble sprouting on the right side of your right boob that you wiggle every morning as you brush your teeth. Three centimeters in diameter; likely nothing but likely something you’ve been told...

Idra Novey at her book launch of Ways to Disappear. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY VIA FLICKR)

A Brazilian Novelist on the Run

March 2, 2016

A round woman bearing a cigar and a suitcase climbs up an almond tree and promptly disappears. This is the premise for Idra Novey’s debut novel, “Ways to Disappear,” about a translator who teams...

Books are stacked under the African American section of the bookstore. (PHOTO BY JESSICA HANLEY/ THE OBSERVER)

Black History Month Must-Reads

February 15, 2016

February is Black History Month, and as is true with the other 11 months of the year, it is a wonderful time to dive into the literary works of black writers addressing race in America. To distill...

A guitar, a piano, and the voice of a man who is near death. (VIA FLICKR)

So Lonesome

November 9, 2015

There are no synthetic beats raging in the background. There are no electronic instruments, no amplifiers, no vocal effects and no auto-tune. The decorations are minimal, the arrangements are simple, but...

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