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World Book Day

by Marissa Matton

In honor of yesterday being World Book Day, I thought I would share some of my favorite books.

The other week in one of my classes, we talked about the low expectations we have of assigned reading. 416 more words

Literature

Toni Morrison, God Help the Child

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a fine novel. Not perfect, not even really complete in a writing-workshop “craft” sense, but surely Morrison’s best since… 1,600 more words

Literature

Charlie Rambles Again

These blogs are becoming increasingly more rare. I find it difficult to think of subjects that don’t revolve around a certain book that shall remain nameless – although can be seen in several past posts and various pages on this site – and topics that might engage you, my glorious reader. 724 more words

Simple Little Nuances From The Old Store Cupboard

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Details: 832pp, Barnes & Noble Classics Series paperback
Series: n/a
Rating: 4/5
Buy: BN.comBooks-a-MillionBook Depository

Summary (from Goodreads): Married to a powerful government minister, Anna Karenina is a beautiful woman who falls deeply in love with a wealthy army officer, the elegant Count Vronsky. 418 more words

Books

Tolstoy Marathon # 1 : The Emperor’s Three Questions by Leo Tolstoy : A Book Review

After reading Anna Karenina ( 5 /5 stars )  a few years ago , the time when I was still looking for a job; plus  this recent   565 more words

Fiction

War & Peace II

One’s companion is the only man beside oneself capable of understanding the folly of the rest of the mankind and the reasonableness and profundity of one’s own ideas. 783 more words

Quotes

Quotation Wednesday

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.”

Leo Tolstoy

Life