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There's a Hole on the Side of the Book: Kurt Vonnegut's Breakfast of Champions

When I decide that I am going to read one of the “greats” (meaning critically famous authors), I typically side against reading his or her masterpiece first. 787 more words

Books That Haunt Me

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Some books are forgettable.  You read them, put them aside, and within days you couldn’t accurately recall the plot if your life depended on it.   278 more words

Discussions

Series: The Allure of War and the Veteran Mystique, Part One

Note on the “The Allure of War and the Veteran Mystique” Series: while researching to develop the novel’s characters, plot elements, and themes, I come across questions that nag for immediate responses. 1,497 more words

Dresden 1945.

Yesterday I met a veteran who served as an Army Air Corps pilot on a B-17 bomber. He is in his 90s. I spoke with him for about 45 minutes. 466 more words

Art

July Wrap-Up

Happy August! Hopefully everyone is managing to stay cool in these hot summer months. Here is what I read in July.

  1. Bleak House by Charles Dickens…
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Wrap-Up

"Always Have... Always Will"

“All moments, past, present, and future, always have existed, always will exist” (Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five, 27) if that is true, or at least an interesting new thought, shouldn’t/can’t we take joy in things that have given us joy in the past? 138 more words

Positivity

SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE - ANALYSIS

 An introduction – I read this book in two days, this is not me gloating this is one friend telling another friend; that’s you, that you can do this in two days. 236 more words

Literature