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Book Remarks: Suggestions by Wendell Berry

The 3/20/15 issue of The Week features a book list chosen by Wendell Berry, who is one of the nation’s strongest advocates for wise land use to save our lives, as well as being a poet. 313 more words

Reading Suggestions

Rules for Old Men Waiting

I thought Peter Pouncey’s “Rule for Old Men Waiting” might be a bookend for “Nora Webster” which I just read and reviewed. Both are told from the perspective of spouses who had a very strong marriage. 314 more words

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Young Adult books for kids

Are you a great reader? Have you started to outgrow the kids section in your library? Look no further, because here are some suggestions of great books in the young adult section that won’t upset your parents too much. 389 more words



Jhumpa Lihari’s 2013 short-listed Man Booker novel is her last exploration of her Indian émigré experience. The transitional culture influences and pressures are layered over the larger theme of single parenting within broken families. 270 more words

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Do you see the resemblance?

My mom is absolutely going to kill me but I can’t get over how amazing these pics of her are, and how absolutely beautiful she was and still is.   502 more words


Do We Need a Moratorium On New Books?

Samuel Johnson is one person I highly admire. No, I haven’t read all of Boswell’s Life of Johnson, but I have read a great deal of it and many works by Johnson himself. 579 more words


Heirloom Pieces by Lisa L. Hannett | Apex Magazine

I’ve decided that I’m not a very good critic because I either try too hard to love the things I read, or I get irrationally mad at them because prolly they’re better than I could ever be. 69 more words

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