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Self Destruction- Post Iraqi Style

22 a day has not abated in years- despite whatever attempts by the government via the Veterans Administration and veteran support organizations to provide support to struggling veterans- who no long can carry on. 367 more words

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

A Lost generation 🍂 🐾

Curious Book Reviewer says:

Ernest Hemingway is a curious writer 🖊

His style is so distinct from the usual 1950s writers (those of the lost generation) we know; he writes terse, tight prose and yet uses scenic description lavishly 🌤🍀 . 339 more words

My Brilliant Friend - Book Review

Title: My Brilliant Friend

Author: Elena Ferrante (trans. by Ann Goldstein)

Genre: Historical Fiction

Rating: 4/5

“Children don’t know the meaning of yesterday, of the day before yesterday, or even of tomorrow, everything is this, now…” 229 more words


Transformative Power of Culture in Occupied Germany 1945-1949

Elaine Morley

The Occupation of Germany is a unique field for comparatists to explore given the fact that in this period five major world cultures – American, British, French, German and Soviet – were literally rubbing shoulders in Germany. 457 more words


Passport to Pimlico (1949)

One of the nicest bus trips you can take on a double decker through London is from Temple through Victoria and then to Pimlico, en route to the Kings Road. 215 more words


From camouflage to Coventry: the art of Steven Sykes (article in the modernist magazine)

I’ve written an appreciation of two sacred and secular 1960s murals by Pictures for Schools contributing artist Steven Sykes, in Coventry Cathedral and New Century Hall in Manchester, for the latest issue of… 26 more words


Counting Serendipity (Post-War Sri Lanka)

Nearly 42 million eye-lanterns
Sharing 46 chromosomes
Walking past 100 different labels and signposts
Of brand names and street graffiti
21 million people sharing a 2500 year history… 188 more words