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Nick Bertozzi's Adaptation of The Good Earth by Pearl S Buck

It seems like everyone read The Good Earth by Pearl S Buck during their high school years and even if they didn’t, they’ve at least heard of this book. 427 more words

Graphic Novel

An Old Farmstead in Bucks County

By Linda Tancs

The author of more than 300 books and other works, Pearl S. Buck won the Nobel and Pulitzer prizes in literature. She gained fame for her books on China, notably… 116 more words

Travel

Places of Vision

For some people, the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the word “museum” is stuffy. They think of  old, dusty objects and tributes to dead ideas and deeds. 618 more words

Women And Writing

Life's Work

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.

Pearl S. Buck

What work gives you joy?

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“The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive. To him… a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death. 63 more words

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Cronyism and Bernini's Bell Towers

The world has always run a little bit on nepotism and cronyism, it’s nothing new.

Take Bernini’s cracked bell towers into consideration, which is one of my all time favorite stories and it also just happens to illustrate how cronyism can really fuck shit up. 837 more words

Art

Book of the Week

Title: Peony

Author: Pearl S. Buck

Published: 1948

Peony is a novel set in Kaifeng, China, in the 1850s. It is my favorite among Pearl S Buck novels because it propounds tolerance and looks beyond the borders of religion, culture and nationality. 724 more words

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