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International Book of the Week #4

This weeks international book of the week: Life of Pie by Yann Martel 

Original language: English. I was pretty surprised this was listed as an international book until I googled the author and found out he’s originally from Spain.  151 more words

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Book: Londonistan

Most people (including our politicians) who pay attention to the goings on in our deeply depressing and violent world are becoming very frightened, mainly because they have no understanding of what is happening.   350 more words


What if?

I’m not a history buff but this book as turned me into one. It was fascinating to see how events tuned out. I mean what are the chances? 93 more words

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International Book of the Week #3

Hey everyone!

I’m back! Last week was definitely not my week, first the whole issue with the wi-fi at my house, then I got really sick. 282 more words

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International Book of the Week #2

This week’s international book of the week is: Family Ties by Clarice Lispector.

Original title: Laços de Família.

Original language: Portuguese.

What it’s about: This book is composed of short stories written in the 1960s, I’m not sure if any of them correlate to her life, or if they are all fiction, but I’ve heard such good things about both this book and the author. 125 more words


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Something surprised me while walking through the “Christian Living” section of a local bookstore. There was almost nothing for men. Of the dozens of titles sitting on the shelves, most were marketed towards my wife. 598 more words


"Good Soldier Swejk" by Jaroslav Hasek

“Good Soldier Swejk” is a satire novel written by Jaroslav Hasek. The book is unfinished; however, it is still interesting to read. I’m not going to tell you the whole plot, but I’ll try to summarize the general theme of the book. 265 more words