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Wordplay in Genesis 11:9

Many are familiar with the story of Babel. After the flood, a group of prideful city folks try to build a city and a tower that reaches the heavens. 309 more words

Greek

Who are you?

Recently, I’ve been compelled by a different side of writing: the whole voyeuristic, social experiment, stalking-with-camera-equipment-through-the-savanna-while-whispering-dangerously-loud-play-by-plays. It goes beyond a private desire to don a lab coat and safari hat whilst standing behind a two-way mirror and exclaiming “Crikey!” at what’s happening on the other side. 1,288 more words

Adaptation

Next-in-Reading #24: Little Women

Title: Little Women
Author: Louisa May Alcott
Year: 2012
Publisher:
Vintage Classics

“I’ve got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.” … 768 more words

Joelyn Alexandra

The Truth is in Sight: Two Authors’ Uses of Insight

Delia Ephron and A.M. Homes have mastered two remarkably distinct styles, granted one is nonfiction and the other fiction, in Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.) 1,002 more words

Essay

The Last Cowboys at the End of the World By Nick Reding

Paperback: 304 pages

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (October 1, 2002)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0609810049

ISBN-13: 978-0609810040

Reviewed by Stephen Page

Once I took a vacation with my wife to visit some of the interesting places in Argentine Patagonia—the Perito Moreno Glacier, the Petrified Forest, the Cave of Hands, etc.  1,192 more words

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Descriptive Science Fiction and Ursula K. Le Guin: An Appreciation

The first time I read The Left Hand of Darkness, I did not get very far.

I didn’t make it past the first thirty pages the second or third times, either. 978 more words

Fantasy

Next-in-Reading #23: Falling for Lionheart


Title:
Falling for Lionheart
Author: Ilias Kyriazis
Year: 2010
Publisher:
IDW Publishing

“Leo. / Angela. / I’m very glad we’ll be working together.”

Part of a banding group of superheroes, Leo “Lionheart” Heartfield continues to pursue Angela, the lady of the group who always seemed to be in need of a good time in bed. 452 more words

Joelyn Alexandra