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Uhh...(Zombie Groan)

Hello, Internet.  I’m on the final stretch now.  More importantly, I’m working on four more graphic arts projects that I will be posting next week, most likely.   267 more words

It's AP Season...

The test is fast approaching and I’m sure some of you are trying to cram in some novels on the list. Here are a few that probably won’t make you want to gouge your eyes out so you never have to read again. 222 more words


Book Review - Cannery Row by John Steinbeck, 1001 Books to Read Before You Die #161

My favorite aspect of Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath was the way he took frequent breaks from the Joads’ journey to offer glimpses at the lives and characters of those they met along the way from Oklahoma to California (I was one of those who understood and appreciated the turtle). 556 more words

Book Talk

The Western Flyer: Steinbeck’s Boat, The Sea of Cortez, and the Saga of Pacific Fisheries.

By Kevin M. Bailey. The University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Reviewed by Donald Gunderson

A rich blend of philosophy, ecology, history, and first-rate literature lies behind the unassuming title for… 895 more words

Pacific Fishing History Project

Book review - Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men (c) John Steinbeck, 1937

What to say of a book so widely known and intensely reviewed?

Well, I’ll start by saying this: all the hype you have heard about it is most definitely real.   558 more words

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A 1920s Writing Prompt (Quote of the Day)

I have to wonder if that pun was intended. Horse racing? A stable business? Ha! I don’t generally think of Steinbeck as a comedian, but he might just surprise me. 71 more words


The Compassionate and the Compassionless

If you have never read the John Steinbeck novel, The Grapes of Wrath, then I can commend it to you.

It has received a lot of analysis over the years as to its unusual structure.  235 more words