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Bone Sourcebook

The Bone Sourcebook I decided to check out since I’ve just begun the series and it probably wouldn’t hurt to get an idea about the characters involved. 384 more words

Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Impressions of Harvard Square

I didn’t really like Harvard Square until after 126 pages—for it it is about an unlikely friendship, the book is meandering, poised only on emphasizing the difference between an Egyptian transplant who is a Jew, and a Tunisian who aspires to be French. 107 more words


Top Five Friday: American Classics

Today, I finished reading a really interesting adaptation of a classic novel. I don’t want to say any more about it now (I’ll save it for my review!), but it got me thinking about my favorite classics. 612 more words

Top Five Friday

American Literature High School Fall 2014 Description

American Literature: A Survey for High School Students
Teacher: Kevin Grzymala

This course will be similar to a traditional American Literature taught to juniors, third-year high school students. 440 more words

Fall 2014

News about George R. Stewart - and a new place to buy the GRS biography

“Changed Conditions Ahead”

As summer draws to a close, I’m in transition from a volunteer campground host position to wherever the road leads next. As things transition, George R. 238 more words

Biographies And Literature

Hang the Witches!

The phrase “witch hunt” comes from Salem Village; it means “find somebody to blame for whatever is wrong.”  

It’s easy for us to say that this is ridiculous, but we do it all the time.   181 more words

American Literature

'The Killers' by Ernest Hemingway

The Killers by Ernest Hemingway, 1927

The magic trick:

Turning a would-be pulp action story into a thoughtful, coming-of-age piece

The story opens as a high-suspense, mob-hit drama. 202 more words