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Book Review: West with the Night, by Beryl Markham

For reasons I am quite happy with, I don’t travel as much as I once did.  All the same, wanderlust stirs my soul from time to time, making me long to see mountains and oceans and strange trees.  709 more words


Hello From Žižkov-Chapter 1, pg. 19-25

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*warning: this novel contains a lot of profanity.*

We stood on the corner of Bořivojova and U Rajské zahrady. It was a cool night, but I felt warm from carrying my pack. 1,777 more words


Book Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious.

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Now that “The Getting Old Blog” is more than a year old itself, it’s beginning to look messy, like every other one-year-old that’s not tidied up regularly.   144 more words


Book Review: Tibetan Peach Pie by Tom Robbins

In Tibetan Peach Pie, Robbins turns that unparalleled literary sensibility inward, weaving together stories of his unconventional life–from his Appalachian childhood to his globe-trotting adventures–told in his unique voice, which combines the sweet and sly, the spiritual and earthy.

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The Creative Power of Memory by Shelagh Plunkett

“— but there’s one great advantage in it, that one’s memory works both ways.” — the White Queen, Through the Looking-Glass

I’m a writer of literary non-fiction…

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Book Review: Facing East, by Frederica Mathewes-Green

In all my years as a Christian reader, one thing I haven’t done much of is read about other forms of Christianity.  It’s a curious fact which occurred to me while reading this book.   1,022 more words