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Final Movement

Blacked Out

Flash Fiction

by Charles McKelvy

They invaded his beloved country, and then they commanded him to give a command performance at the Grand Concert Hall in the shell-shocked capital city. 166 more words

Media Monday

Throughout the course of 7 days I, usually, have watched at least one movie, two episodes of some TV show, and have read 2 books. These forms of media not only occupy my time and entertain me, they often make me think. 2,051 more words


It frightens me that even in today’s day and age how we are so quick to create differences based on religion, beliefs, caste, colour, social status, gender, sexual preferences and any other parameter imaginable. 540 more words


The Pianist - by Władysław Szpilman

Title: The Pianist
Author: Władysław Szpilman
Finished: 12/03/2014
Pages: 224
(Originally written in Polish: Śmierć Miasta)

How to rate a book that contains such a tragic and above all true story of a man who survived the Holocaust against all odds? 564 more words

Book Reviews

Korea: Days 98, 99

Quiet weekend for the most part grading students’ tests, sleeping, eating apples. Did make it out for my co-worker’s last hurrah though. Good crowd there, at Traveler’s Bar & Grill in downtown Daejeon, mostly foreigners. 228 more words