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what I read this summer

dedicated to abigail xx

usually I eat books for snack but this summer I had sleep for snack instead. so. I only read three books. oops. 518 more words


Book Quote of the Week

“When a child first catches adults out—when it first walks into his grave little head that adults do not always have divine intelligence, that their judgments are not always wise, their thinking true, their sentences just—his world falls into panic desolation. 71 more words


Joan Collins reading 'East of Eden'

Joan Collins (born 1933): after four years in British films, moved to Hollywood for Howard Hawks’ Land of the Pharoahs (1955).


Steinbeck country from my Amtrak window

I enjoyed preparing my last post and sharing ocean views from the window of my Amtrak travel up the California coast, and your comments and appreciation for both the coastline and mode of travel have encouraged me to share a little more from my experience. 608 more words



Those close to me know that I have a slight (okay, huge) fascination with James Dean, and I’ve had many people ask me why/how I became interested in him. 2,298 more words

An American Novel in a Time of Unrest

East of Eden by John Steinbeck. Published 1952 by Penguin. 601 Pages.

Like many American schoolkids, my first introduction to Steinbeck was in Middle School with Of Mice and Men. 746 more words