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Crying in the Book Store

When I go into my local book store, I spend a lot of time looking at what is new on the shelves. I pick up new books and I study the covers, I feel the books in my hand for several seconds (especially if the covers have indents or raised design) and then I read the first paragraph and then a paragraph at a random page. 214 more words

Engaged... I do, I do, I do!

“I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.” 135 more words


To Ride a Horse

The literary greats have contended—God Himself contends—the exceptional combination of majestic grace, fire, and power that resides in the sinews of a horse; pulses through his veins and burns in his eyes. 1,037 more words


Steinbeck Heirs Fight Over Movie Rights

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — John Steinbeck’s heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over movie deals for the late Nobel Prize-winning author’s books. 338 more words

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The Power of Words

Words have power.  That’s a fact.  And it’s an evident fact in the way that we can offend someone, enlighten someone, and praise someone by our words.   622 more words

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75 Years of Wrath (and more!)

There have been some lovely literary items floating around in recent days.

NPR is doing a series called “Letters of Note” which, if you love words, you would do well to check out. 534 more words

The reasons of wrath

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck 1939 French title: Les Raisins de la colère.

I finished The Grapes of Wrath a few weeks ago and I’ve been procrastinating. 1,123 more words

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