I took the kids to the zoo yesterday, they had a Star Wars day where some folks were dressing up as the movie characters and were walking around the zoo. These are people who spend a lot of time and money re-creating movie customs and then do many charity events. Even though this was a […]
Abe Kōbō (27 March 7, 1924 – 22 January 22, 1993) was a Japanese writer who was also a phởtographer and playwright. Books by Abe Kōbō His name is pronounced AH-bay KOH-boh Following his father’s footsteps, Abe went to medical school. As the story goes, he was only allowed to graduate if he promised that he’ll […]
Writing a book is not what I thought it was going to be. I had seen the growth in authors. The draw it had. Instant success. (Many think.) The numerous attempts at creating worlds, but I never thought I would be drawn in. I am a math teacher. Not a writer. When we make a […]
In China, 1935, Leiyin watches her own funeral and wanders why she has not been permitted to the afterlife. Leiyin discovers that she is not alone; three souls are there to guide her along the way until she make amends. But first she has to find out what she has to make amends for.
An alternative history novel which asks an question: what if America had elected a fascist government before World War II?
I'm finding less and less time to read from some reason. A lot of it is pressures at work and in my personal life, so I'm mentaly tired, some of it are the books I'm choosing (either difficult to read or simply not grabbing me), but as I said, much of it is just mental […]
John Tenniel (28 February, 1820 – 25 February, 1914) was a British illustrator and cartoonist whose work was prominent during the second half of England’s 19th century. These days Mr. Tenniel is remembered, in part, as the illustrator for Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Tenniel’s father, John Baptist Tenniel, was very athletic […]
The Angel: Ashraf Marwan, the Mossad and the Surprise of the Yom Kippur War by Uri Bar Yosef is a non-fiction book in which Professor Bar Yosef outlines why he believes Marwan was the best spy who worked for Israel, ever. Mr. Bar Yosef is a professor in The Department for International Relations of The School for Political Science at Haifa University, specializing in national security, intelligence studies and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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Erma Louise Bombeck (21 February, 1927 – 22 April, 1996) was an American writer, columnist, author and humorist. Ms. Bombeck’s newspaper column, which described suburban life, was very popular for decades.