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Top Ten Tuesday | Earliest TBR Books I Still Haven't Read Yet

Another Tuesday, another Top Ten Tuesday. For those who don’t know, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the book bloggers and list lovers,  373 more words


John Steinbeck and the Western Flyer

Prior to reading Captain Curran’s Western Flyer Story, it was an interesting centerpiece of literary history but nowhere on my mind.  After reading the story on Captain Curran’s website, I rushed out and bought my own copy of John Steinbeck’s book highlighting the Western Flyer, “The Log of the Sea of Cortez”.   396 more words

Finished Of Mice and Men by Steinbeck

At 48 years of age, finally read Of Mice and Men on the recommendation of daughter L. In short, loved it. Like so many of the classics, it made me think, and did it in less than 100 pages. 300 more words

John Steinbeck

I shall tell them this story against the background of the county I grew up in and along the river I know and do not love very much. 23 more words


Of Mice And Men

Reading Of Mice And Men in public drew some raised eyebrows from those around me; not because it’s anything like as controversial now as it has been in so many schools since it first became a noteworthy text, but simply because people were astonished that I hadn’t read it sooner! 552 more words

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Of Mice and Men

I hope you’re thinking about bunnies.

I took a little survival course in college, just some cool-looking half-credit thing offered by some military guys intended to teach us how not to get lost in the woods, how to pick edible plants, how to make visible signals, things like that. 373 more words


John Steinbeck

All great and precious things are lonely. ― John Steinbeck, East of Eden. Penguin Books February 5, 2002)  Originally published 1952.