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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Yossarian is a soldier fighting in Italy during World War II who is angry about all the people who are trying to kill him, especially in his own army where more and more flight missions are being added every day. 366 more words

Book Reviews

Things I Wasn't Able to Complete the First Time (Or Ever; Literature Edition)

A few posts ago, I mentioned how I wasn’t able to read the LOTR books after my first, second, or even third attempt. I’m sure I’m not alone in this, and I was more than happy that I tried once more. 684 more words


How to be mediocre ..& be happy with yourself?

In the novel Catch-22, the author Joseph Heller famously wrote: “Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.” 72 more words

10. Moralis

How much is enough?

Know your money (part 2)

I have recently listened to the audio-book version of ‘Enough: True Measure of Money, Business and Life’ by John C. Bogle, founder of the investment management company Vanguard. 471 more words

Financial Planning

Catch 22

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Introduced by Anne Brichto of Addyman Books, Hay-on-Wye

I saw Heller at the Hay Festival many years ago and my son, Thorne, was lucky as I got him to sign a hardback… 71 more words

A Book A Day In Hay

Sandra Benedetto: Joseph Heller Eats a Sandwich

One of the biggest benefits to having a writing group is that we find inspiration in each other’s work. A writer will come up with a piece that kickstarts a theme as each group member in turn comes up with their own take on the same concept. 878 more words