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Wrath and Discontent,
kindling to pen’s holy fire–
Love’s labor reformed.
John Biscello

Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

When my wife and I visited the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, I was surprised by what turned out to be my favorite item. I’ve been a Steinbeck fan since I was introduced to him by way of… 775 more words


Step Back in Time

Last year I read some wonderful books set during World War II. Besides being drawn in to care for the characters and having to google location images, I learned a bit of history along the way. 427 more words

Good Books

Like yourself

“If we could learn to like ourselves, even a little, maybe our cruelties and angers might melt away.” John Steinbeck


John Steinbeck - American chronicles

Last week I visited the wonderful National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, California, the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to a single writer. Steinbeck (1902-1968) had a fascinating life. 101 more words

REVIEW: Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men is a fictional tragic novella written by John Steinbeck in 1937. It follows the story of protagonists George Milton and Lennie Small, ranch workers who travel through America in search of work. 729 more words