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Unbelievably Intricate Storytelling, a Lovingly Woven Masterpiece: The Yiddish Policemen's Union

I’m now quite happy that of the two Michael Chabon books I own, I chose to read Telegraph Avenue before embarking upon a read of The Yiddish Policemen’s Union. 984 more words

Writing has so much to give, so much to teach, so many surprises. That thing you had to force yourself to do — the actual act of writing — turns out to be the best part.

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How good was James Dean?

A chance viewing on Youtube moved me to write this story 58 years after James Dean died. In that viewing I discovered a connection to my past going back sixty years which I never knew existed until now. 958 more words

Memoirs & Bios

Complications and Timshel.

Life is getting hectic and I’m not really sure what to do. I’m putting it in God’s hands, which gives me this weird mix of feelings. 475 more words


The Letter E (A-to-Z Challenge)

East of Eden

John Steinbeck


Among my way too many books there are five elderly paperbacks that have been read and and reread and loved almost beyond repair, they are faded and scraped and scarred from being stashed in totes and backpacks, torn and twisted from being jammed tightly into banana boxes for moving or carelessly knocked down behind nightstands or kicked under car seats where they fraternized with old homework papers and food wrappers and collected dents and nicks and grease spots; their corners are rounded and their covers are creased and tattered, their once-stiff paper spines now as flexible as fabric bandages, their edges thumbed to the softness of an old oxford shirt.   563 more words