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Managing Reads: ‘If We Were Villains’ Offers Dark Interpretation of Humanity

Managing Reads: ‘If We Were Villains’ Offers Dark Interpretation of Humanity

If you’ve ever wondered what happens when a group of William Shakespeare nerds studying theater get too into their roles, M. L. Rio’s novel “If We Were Villains” gives a transfixing answer: murder.  When the book opens, Oliver Marks leaves prison after serving a 10-year sentence for murder, and the[Read More…]

MANAGING READS: ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Portrays Authentic Modern Love

MANAGING READS: ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Portrays Authentic Modern Love

In many ways, Alex Claremont-Diaz is a fairly typical Georgetown University student: politically engaged, overachieving, convinced he will be a senator one day and prone to poor decision-making when intoxicated. Unfortunately for him, the latter quality manifests itself in the form of an altercation with Prince Henry of England and[Read More…]

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