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My Great American Read

When the Great American Read was announced, I was excited to see PBS uncover literature in American and let the country decide what the nation’s favorite book is. 2,097 more words

Classics

Pure Tunes: O Sole Mio

Note these videos are more for training/tracking my own progress. Also for me it’s more about technique rather than sophisticated back music hence recording solo to make it simple and effective. 9 more words

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Dracula

Dracula

by Bram Stoker

  • First published:  1897
  • Pages: paperback, 454 pages
  • Rating: 4/5

“Listen to them. the children of the night. What music they make.”

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Book Reviews

The Beautiful and Damned by: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Another favorite of mine is The Beautiful and Damned by my favorite author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Another almost tragedy by a distraught writer left me breathless. 319 more words

Book Review

Throwback Thursday: The View from Saturday

For this Throwback Thursday I recommend: The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsberg.

Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition. 111 more words

Books

Mini-Reviews: All the Books I Read for Literature Class This Year (Part I)

Remember back in August when I posted a list anticipating the 7 books I was reading for literature class this year? A few of you wanted to know what I thought of them once I was done. 1,008 more words

Literature