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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler

Title: Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler by Robert Gellately

Category: Nonfiction, History, World War II, Europe

Review: This was a very well-written book and I learned a lot that I did not know before. 243 more words


Poolside Book Review: Disappointed in "After the Parade"

Writing this blog because I’m disappointed in this book, After the Parade by Lori Ostlund. I read it on recommendation from a new writer acquaintance who I think suggested it after reading this little vignette I wrote about a gay man driving home from a job interview — I didn’t make that connection until I started reading and realized the main character is a middle aged gay man. 620 more words


5 Summer Reads

As a teacher, summertime is a reading mecca for me. I always have a giant stack of books that I want to get through in those few short months. 578 more words


Announcing The Adventures of Kate Readalong

A lot of reading posts this week, Squiders. But hey, I figured you wanted some variety after hearing me talk about City of Hope and Ruin… 277 more words


If You Read To Your Kids, You’re ‘Unfairly Disadvantaging’ Others

This is an older article, May 2015, but it hasn’t improved with age. It must take a lot of effort to be this stupid.

At one point, Swift even flirted with the idea of “simply abolishing the family” as a way of “solving the social justice problem” because “there would be a more level playing field” if we did…

National Review


TBT: "Are you ready for gay marriage?"

When I saw this Village Voice cover from January 1996 – over twenty years ago! – I thought of our current travails with Chief Justice Roy Moore. 53 more words

Social Justice

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