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books read Sept. '13 - Sept. '14

Past time for me to post the list of what I’ve read this past year. More than I thought I had, apparently. Lots of short weird tales, lots of fantasy, and a smattering of Restoration-period literature because I never got rid of some of my college textbooks and am trying to decide if they contain anything I’d be interested in reading again. 957 more words

Recently Read

I know I said I’d post this tomorrow, but I did say “maybe”. And besides my brain is actually working to a substantial degree, it’s usually not. 444 more words


Banned Books Week, September 21 - 27 2014

Next week, on Sunday the 21st, is Banned Books Week! This is a week to celebrate the freedom to read whatever the heck we want and not worry about what the censors say or what schools say is “good” or “bad” literature. 294 more words

The Architects and The Gardeners.

George R. R. Martin once said,

“I think there are two types of writers, the architects and the gardeners. The architects plan everything ahead of time, like an architect building a house. 287 more words

Happy 66th Birthday, George R.R. Martin: Here's 13 Facts About The Notorious Stark Killer

George R.R. Martin, the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, which was turned into HBO’s series, A Game of Thrones, will turn 66 years old tomorrow. 679 more words