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Books of my 45th Year

My new obsession is reading. My weekends and week nights are now spent reading rather than binging tv and movies. I still do that too but not nearly as much (I have cut out a lot shows that were crappy anyway). 291 more words


Suncheon Open Film Set: The ultimate travel goal for K-drama fans

With its modern buildings and artsy alleys, it is easy to forget that just some 50 years ago, South Korea was dirt poor. Yes, following the Korean War, this region had to crawl its way up to what it is now. 411 more words


John Steinbeck's: Same Concepts with Different Stories

While John Steinbeck’s writing is based on his childhood upcoming and early life experiences, he also blends different perspectives and represents the different people he grew up around. 530 more words

California Literature

Banned Books Week: East of Eden

Sometimes it’s hard to wrap my head around the fact that hundreds of books are either challenged or removed outright from schools and libraries each year in the United States. 384 more words


Today marks 62 years since James Dean was killed in a car accident on September 30, 1955.

Although he had only made three films, he is known to be one of the greatest actors of his time. 10 more words

Steinbeck's epistolatory 1951 journal of writing East of Eden

To make it through the posthumously published (1969) Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters one must be very interested in how John Steinbeck spent 1951 and/or in what he regarded (from before he started writing it) as his magnum opus, … 1,272 more words

American Literature