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Book Review: Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Frances still considers herself one half of a duo with former girlfriend turned best friend Bobbi. The two perform spoken word together and catch the eye of older journalist Melissa, who invites them into her social circle. 311 more words

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For the Joy of Reading: Days Without End

I did not really expect Sebastian Barry to write a Cowboys and Indians novel, but that is what he has done.   But it is not that straightforward.   479 more words

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She reads...

When they say ..have you seen that movie
I like to reply..I would read the

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Jane Austen-mania

I wish to draw to the attention of readers of Two Teens in the Time of Austen an article in the LITERARY REVIEW for July 2017, by Lucy Lethbridge, entitled AUSTENMANIA. 496 more words

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Book Review: Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Before the country was destroyed and became a mostly dead wasteland, ten men and their families journeyed to an island off the coast and made it their home. 322 more words

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The Matrimonial Ladder (1825)

Catherine Kullmann has posted the most delightful “graphic novel” – from the year 1825.

With pages headed by words like Admiration, FlirtationApprobation… 80 more words

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Pershing at the Front (by poet Arthur Guiterman) a student recitation favorite...

Back in the day students were required to memorize poems and recite them in class.  For most the process was torture—memorizing a poem from a list of “suggested” poems, working up the nerve to stand up in front of the class for the recitation, and enduring the embarrassment from  snickers of buddies in the audience. 452 more words

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