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The Grapes of Wrath.

Literature for our time.

Desperate People.

©  Paul Nichol.  2016

Poetry

East of Eden

I’ve read The Pearl.  I’ve finished 80% of The Grapes of Wrath.  But I’ve never tackled any of Steinbeck’s other works.  Then came my book club’s pick for July, … 288 more words

The #Friday56 - 22nd July 2016

This is a weekly tag meme, that is done every Friday, hosted on Fredas Voice blog. This is a really fun and interesting way to discover more of the stories of the unread books on my shelves and TBR list, or to share some of my favourite books with everyone. 336 more words

Book

David Wilson (2016) Left Field

I share the same page as Jeremy Corbyn. We supported this crowdfunded book published by Unbound and I’d guess Corbyn shares many of my interests in equality and social justice. 707 more words

Writers and their cocktails

Photo: Esquire.com

As suggested by my last couple of posts, I’ve been reading a lot of F. Scott Fitzgerald. This, naturally, got me thinking about authors and alcohol. 767 more words

Books

Song of the Green Light

In John Steinbeck’s little classic, “The Pearl”, we meet Kino, a diver of pearls, Juana, his wife,  and Coyotito, their son. The story is about what happens to this little family when Kino finds the Pearl of the World. 602 more words