I'll be going on a trip next week so I won't get to update my blog. Feel free to email me or leave a comment, but I most likely wont' get around to answer them until next week. This was also a slow week on social media, my kids and I were sick, I even took […]
We made another micro-loan, this time to someone in these United States who fell on hard times due to medical issues. Very sad and honestly, quite embarrassing that this keeps happening every day, to thousands of people, in the strongest, richest country the world has ever known. Click here to donate yourself Unsatisfied with corporate […]
T.S. Eliot loved Groucho Marx and even wrote him a fan letter and kept his picture on the wall. The two met for a disastrous dinner – Marx wanted to talk poetry, Eliot wanted to talk movies.
About: Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell is the sixth novel in this historical-fiction series featuring Uhtred of Bebbanburg. The series is called The Saxon Chronicles and tells about eh unification of Anglo Saxon England as well as the expulsion of the Danes from Britain. 336 pages Publisher: Harper Paperbacks Language: English ISBN-10: 0061969664 […]
My favorite season is here, autumn, I love the weather, the colors, the ease at which it puts people. Autumn is not hot and not cold enough to be considered "cold", just enough to sit with a blanket, a warm cup of "something" and a good book.
Inside or out.
Loan repayments in the amount of $30.82 in repayments between September 17, 2014 and September 19, 2014!
Arthur Rackham (19 September, 1867 – 6 September, 1939) was an English book illustrator whose work is still sought out today. In an era which was called the "golden age" of illustrations, Rackham was one of the most prolific and known illustrators. Instead of "fun facts", I thought I'd share some of Mr. Rackham's wonderful work.
The book is not only a memoir, but a commentary about the life in a small southern town circa the 1920s. A town where almost everyone never even saw a Jew nevertheless interacted with one.
The American novels that should have won the Booker prize gu.com/p/4xfng/tw via @guardian Woman arrested for overdue library book | CBS 58 | Local News cbs58.com/news/local-new… A new post of Fun Facts Friday: Michael Ondaatje manoflabook.com/wp/?p=11483#FunFacts RT @brainpicker: We lost David Foster Wallace six years ago today – his timeless wisdom on writing and how […]
The protagonist of The English Patient, Hana, is the daughter of the protagonist from an earlier novel Mr. Onadaatje wrote called the In the Skin of the Lion.