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The Pearl

John Steinbeck


First Sentence:     Kino awakened in the near dark.

Back of the book:

‘In the town they tell the story of the great pearl – how it was found and how it was lost again. 75 more words


Jackie Robinson breaks color barrier in first game against Boston Braves (April 15, 1947)

On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson, age 28, becomes the first African-American player in Major League Baseball when he steps onto Ebbets Field in Brooklyn to compete for the Brooklyn Dodgers against the Boston Braves. 77 more words

Boston Braves

Issue 122 - "The Black Cat Crimes"

Hi there everyone, and welcome back to another installment of Bat Signal, my ongoing quest to read every issue of Detective Comics, in random order and with basically no context. 1,154 more words

Bat Signal

Aazaad hain ham aaj se jailon ke taale tod do

This article is written by Arunkumar Deshmukh, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. 1,292 more words

Yearwise Breakup Of Songs

In Ruinen [Björn Frontzek]

Das zweite Buch von (dreien), welches ich von Björn in diesem Jahr gelesen habe. Dieses hat mich ebenso schwerst bewegt.

Es ist das Portrait eines jungen Mannes, der im Sommer 1947 in Hamburg ein Tagebuch führt. 383 more words


15. 'A Girl in Winter' by Philip Larkin.

This book has taken me a while to digest, despite not being an especially long book. Philip Larkin is primarily known for his poetry, but this is a most beautifully written, mysterious, puzzling, and evocative novel. 718 more words

Book Reviews


Wm. J. S. Bradway, Baptismal Service at Canton Baptist Church, Easter, Hancock’s Bridge, New Jersey, 1908 (2010.5.10)

Russell Lee, , April 1941 ( 113 more words

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