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Catch-22 Review: Bathing In The Absurdity Of War

Harper Lee, the celebrated author of To Kill A Mockingbird, once said about Catch-22:

Catch-22 is the only war novel I’ve ever read that makes any sense.”

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Catch 22 ~ Joseph Heller ~ 100 Book Challenge

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller was one of the books on this list that I’d never read nor heard about even though I’ve known the expression for quite some time. 993 more words

100 Book Challenge

Lewycka charm in a council estate - The Lubetkin Legacy

On a council estate in London Bertie’s mother dies; and in a desperate attempt to reclaim the flat he believes to be his he adopts an old Ukranian woman from a hospital to pretend to be his mother. 376 more words

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Help! My Superior Temporal Gyrus Is On The Fritz!

As much as I hate to admit it, I think it’s fair to say I’ve been hit with a case of writer’s block. Seeing how much I’ve been posting here, you would think I am full of baloney, or tell me, “It’s all in you’re head!” Of the former, I assure you, the only thing I am currently full of, is the leftover turkey & fixin’s we discussed yesterday, in… 576 more words


Here is a story from the master Kurt Vonnegut:

True story, Word of Honor:
Joseph Heller, an important and funny writer
now dead,
and I were at a party given by a billionaire… 121 more words

{a year into reading like rory}

The first year came and went and we added a decent number of books to our ‘have read’ list.

Nineteen more books crossed off!

I think my favorite from the first year was  368 more words


On Belief

“I thought you didn’t believe in God.”

“I don’t,” she sobbed, bursting violently into tears. “But the God I don’t believe in is a good God, a just God, a merciful God.

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