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The Things I see... (# 2)

I published a post a year or so back with this same title, which people seemed to enjoy.  So here we go again.

Below is mostly images, seen over the last few weeks, right up to yesterday afternoon.  733 more words

I scorn to change my state with kings…

Truthfully, I’m not a big Shakespeare fan- but I’ve always liked this sonnet of his:


When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, 112 more words

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Dashner is Writing a Maze Runner Prequel: ‘The Fever Code’

Good news for Maze Runner fans! Author James Dashner is releasing a new prequel to his Maze Runner series titled The Fever Code. The prequel will not only expand the Maze Runner universe, but also give some interesting back-story to the characters and how the Maze began. 164 more words

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Who Are the Real Savages? A Review of "The Lost Tribe of Coney Island by Claire Prentice

Mark Twain once wrote that “There are many humorous things in the world; among them the white man’s notion that he is less savage than other savages.” 991 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Transgressive Fiction

New books by Chuck Palahniuk, Merritt Tierce, David Ohle and Fred Venturini.. via NYT Books http://ift.tt/1rtoDAm


Sarah Waters: The Paying Guests provides portrait of a crumbling class system

Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs, Pride and Prejudice, Oliver Twist: Class runs through British artistic endeavour like the Thames flows to the sea.

It is no surprise then that Sarah Waters, one of the highly regarded writers of her generation, is writing about class in her books. 1,058 more words


Book Review: Galileo by Bertolt Brecht

Author: Bertolt Brecht

Original Title: “Leben das Galilei” (engl.: “Galileo”)

Published in: February 1st, 1998. Suhrkamp.

Genre: Drama, Classics

Page Count: 191 pages

A very interesting read that gives a clear insight into Galileo’s life and struggles with the church. 107 more words

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