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Of Mice and Men

Seeing how it’s the namesake of this blog, I thought it would be fitting to write my first real entry regarding Of Mice and Men… 592 more words

Book Reviews

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

John Ford does John Steinbeck’s dust bowl epic, and does it with little condescension and no romanticism to speak of. Did Hollywood ever before make poor people look this real? 132 more words


To a God Unknown

So on my way back from lunch today, I picked up a library book that was on hold for me. I had requested from another library to have the book sent to my convenient library for my ease to check it out. 74 more words

Fast Times At Ridgemont High: The Pearl

John Steinbeck’s The Pearl in the 1982 movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High. You can buy the book at Amazon.


“If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another.”

~John Steinbeck


Quote of the Night #88

It is so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone

Words of John Steinbeck


Hold the Illusion

“The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”

— John Steinbeck