Articles by: Laura Zizek

Sonian Book Club: The Sittaford Mystery, by Agatha Christie

Sonian Book Club: The Sittaford Mystery, by Agatha Christie

Title: The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie Genre: Mystery Pages: 224 About the author: Christie is famous for her 66 detective novels. Her novels often follow the same pattern: a murder, multiple suspects with secrets, a detective slowly uncovering these secrets, a shocking twist and finally solving the murder. Yet, her books are still full of surprises and are enjoyable to read […]

by Laura Zizek· · Arts & Life, Literature, Top stories
Some of the Ryersonian staff share their favourite books. (Rebecca Sedore and Arti Panday / Ryersonian Staff)

Sonian Book Club: Spring Break Edition

Spring break is just around the corner and although you may be dreaming of warm weather and sandy beaches, most of us will be at home — where winter is still very much present. Snuggling up with a good book is a great way to escape the polar vortex. However, finding the perfect book can sometimes prove to be a challenge. Here […]

by Laura Zizek· · Arts & Life, Literature, Top stories
Laura Zizek reading The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker.

Sonian Book Club: The Portable Dorothy Parker, by Dorothy Parker

Title: The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker and edited by Marion Meade Genre: Satire/criticisms/reviews/short stories/poetry Pages: 626  About the author: Parker has worked for publications like Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker. Through her writing career she met famous writers, actors,  and critics. She also formed the Algonquin Round Table, which included Harper’s Bazaar editor Art Samuels, film star Harpo Marx and New […]

by Laura Zizek· · Arts & Life, Literature
Laura Zizek reading Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh (Shannon Cuciz / Ryersonian Staff)

Sonian Book Club: Hyberbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh

  Title: Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened, by Allie Brosh Genre: Graphic memoir/humour Pages: 384 Plot: Brosh’s playful memoir seamlessly brings together stories about cakes, dogs and depression in one colourful book. Why you should read it: You may look like a fool laughing on the subway, but it’s all […]

by Laura Zizek· · Arts & Life, Literature, Top stories
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