The fifth of November remembered

Collegian blogger Tom Lynch reviews the comic and movie adaptation of V for Vendetta.

The Hunger Games: The new “it” series?

The “Hunger Games” trilogy is quickly becoming the newest attention-getting series with the first book currently being made into a film.

“The Humbling” is a smashing success

In his new book, “The Humbling,” author Philip Roth explores the decline of an actor as he hits rock bottom. As the character struggles through depression and thoughts of suicide, Roth draws upon experience to develop a complex novel that confirms his spot as one of the truly great American writers of our time.

Meghan McCain shows readers the darker side of politics

Meghan McCain reveals more than just political tales in her new tell-all, “Dirty Sexy Politics.” McCain focuses on the struggle of being a “daughter-of,” and her attempt to maintain her personality while on the road during her father’s campaigning.

Tao Lin’s “Richard Yates” impressive and moving

Lin’s new novel, about two fictional characters named Haley Joel Osment and Dakota Fanning, hit the racks on Sept. 7, and Mark Schiffer thinks you should buy it immediately.