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“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you… 35 more words


Book Review: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

When the first thing you read after opening the front cover of a book is that the author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, it sets up a very big expectation in the mind of the reader. 599 more words


Review: East of Eden (1955)

East of Eden. It was John Steinbeck’s epic work. Showcasing a familial narrative sprawled across his familiar locales of Salinas and Monterey over the turn of the century. 762 more words


"tom joad" - country joe mcdonald (1969)

Recently, I was catching up with a friend of mine who moved from Chicago last year.  Every couple of months or so, we FaceTime and just talk about what’s been going in our lives, families, and anything else that comes to mind.  1,889 more words

Happy National Teachers' Day 2017!

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any great artists. It might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.

~ John Steinbeck ~

Book Review: East of Eden

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” – John Steinbeck, East of Eden

When I first thought about the task of reviewing books for my blog, I knew that I absolutely needed to include…

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'The Grapes of Wrath' by John Steinbeck

“‘I’ve done my damndest to rip a reader’s nerves to rag, I don’t want him satisfied.’ Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer prize-winning epic, ‘ 828 more words