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The Art of X-Ray Reading by Roy Peter Clark

If your book club is boring, if you weary of your writing students saying only they did or did not like an assigned text, if you need better feedback from your critique group, then this book may help. 356 more words

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Busy Body

There is a constant buzz of activity beneath our skin. We are perpetually flowing, pumping, sucking, squeezing, bursting, repairing, and rebuilding. A whole crew of ingenious organs works so perfectly and efficiently together that, in an adult human being, they require no more energy than a 100-watt light bulb.

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Upstream by Mary Oliver

Yea or nay: Humans, with all their mighty know-how, should alter the world and fix all that ails it. Yea or nay: Humans should sit back, only observe, and do their best to not interfere with natural processes, like National Geographic wildlife photographers. 288 more words

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In the Words of an Author: An Interview with Carolyn Denise Owens

Have there been any authors who have influenced your work? If so, who?

I started writing short stories, etc. when I was around 7 years old, so I can’t really say if my writing was influenced by other writers, writing is my passion and I started writing at a very young age, because of my love for it. 881 more words

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One Well by Rochelle Strauss

If you think of all the water on earth fitting inside a tanker truck, then all the freshwater would fill a bathtub. A lot of that freshwater is trapped in glaciers and ice we can’t access. 344 more words

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The Concept Of Time

This is a topic that I’ve always had but haven’t really gotten around in actually trying to put into words. It’s exactly as it sounds like, the concept of time. 834 more words

Writing

Naked Ape

4 stars out of 5

  Pro: This can be a thought provoking book for some individuals. Readers may enjoy how Desmond Morris compares humans to other primates when it comes to both anatomy and behavior. 89 more words

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