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156 My Ántonia

“Those girls had grown up in the first bitter-hard times, and had got little schooling themselves. But the younger brothers and sisters, for whom they made such sacrifices and who have had ‘advantages,’ never seem to me, when I meet them now, half as interesting or as well educated.

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Shopping for the Bookworm: C is for Cather, Willa

“Let your fiction grow out of the land beneath your feet.”-Willa Cather


Even if You Don't Consider Yourself a Romantic...

“No romantic novel ever written in America, by man or woman, is one half so beautiful as My Antonia.”

H. L. Mencken

Now, that is some high praise indeed.

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20th Century American Authors

Touring the Trees

After the winter of continuously plummeting temperatures and persistent ice, came the message of the harbingers of doom for the summer: it would be unbearably hot and sticky.  527 more words

My Favourite Quotes on Writing

Let me do something new today. I’ll share a few of my favourite quotes on writing and shall try and explain why they mean so much to me. 319 more words

On Writing: Resources For Writers

Book Shelf Challenge: #1 Death Comes to Archbishop

As my adventures in reading continue, I have decided to embark on a “book shelf challenge.”

Before I got married, and even a little but after I had some problems with purchasing books faster than reading them. 617 more words