Fun Facts Friday: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As a young man Mr. Goethe was tutored at home in the usual sub­jects learned at the time, but specif­i­cally in lan­guages. He learned Latin, Greek, French, Ital­ian, Eng­lish and Hebrew among others.

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Infographic: 25 fictional languages you can learn to speak

I speak sev­eral lan­guages, but can­not even imag­ine how dif­fi­cult it must be for lin­guists to cre­ate a fic­tional lan­guage, alas, they have, do and will.

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Book Review: The Race for Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

I am happy that the author brought the atten­tion to the women jour­nal­ists of World War II, an impor­tant sub­ject indeed. I'm going to pick up a few biogra­phies to learn more about them.

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Giveaway & Book Review: The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal

I enjoyed read­ing about each of the well-developed char­ac­ters and their back-story. Along with the cre­ative story, the reader gets a sense of 17th Cen­tury Hol­land and what it was like to live dur­ing that time.

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Fun Facts Friday: Lucius Shepard

Shep­ard claimed he has seen a wild black pan­ther in the for­est, which might have been, accord­ing to him, the last one in the US.

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New Kiva Loan — Inbal from Israel

We gave a new loan to Inbal from Israel, a farmer. Click here to donate your­self Click here to donate your­self Inbal is a 39-year-old mother of three. She opened her children's edu­ca­tional ‎store online in 2008 and estab­lished a phys­i­cal store in 2014. Inbal has a Master’s ‎degree in child psy­chol­ogy and has applied […]

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Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Mr. Fleming’s descrip­tions of Harlem, voodoo and thrilling adven­tures are as excit­ing as ever. The tone in this novel is grit­tier than its pre­de­ces­sor, with more action mov­ing the story for­ward.
And a fight with a giant octopus.

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Fun Facts Friday: L.E.L.

9) When she was engaged to John Forster she implored him to make inquiries about her trans­gres­sions. Forster did, found her to be sat­is­fied or her purity… and promptly broke off the engagement.

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Fun Facts Friday: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Fun Facts Friday: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As a young man Mr. Goethe was tutored at home in the usual sub­jects learned at the time, but specif­i­cally in lan­guages. He learned Latin, Greek, French, Ital­ian, Eng­lish and Hebrew among others.

Infographic: 25 fictional languages you can learn to speak

Infographic: 25 fictional languages you can learn to speak

I speak sev­eral lan­guages, but can­not even imag­ine how dif­fi­cult it must be for lin­guists to cre­ate a fic­tional lan­guage, alas, they have, do and will.

Book Review: The Race for Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

Book Review: The Race for Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

I am happy that the author brought the atten­tion to the women jour­nal­ists of World War II, an impor­tant sub­ject indeed. I'm going to pick up a few biogra­phies to learn more about them.

Giveaway & Book Review: The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal

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I enjoyed read­ing about each of the well-developed char­ac­ters and their back-story. Along with the cre­ative story, the reader gets a sense of 17th Cen­tury Hol­land and what it was like to live dur­ing that time.

Fun Facts Friday: Lucius Shepard

Fun Facts Friday: Lucius Shepard

Shep­ard claimed he has seen a wild black pan­ther in the for­est, which might have been, accord­ing to him, the last one in the US.

New Kiva Loan — Inbal from Israel

New Kiva Loan — Inbal from Israel

We gave a new loan to Inbal from Israel, a farmer. Click here to donate your­self Click here to donate your­self Inbal is a 39-year-old mother of three. She opened her children's edu­ca­tional ‎store online in 2008 and estab­lished a phys­i­cal store in 2014. Inbal has a Master’s ‎degree in child psy­chol­ogy and has applied […]

Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Mr. Fleming’s descrip­tions of Harlem, voodoo and thrilling adven­tures are as excit­ing as ever. The tone in this novel is grit­tier than its pre­de­ces­sor, with more action mov­ing the story for­ward.
And a fight with a giant octopus.

Fun Facts Friday: L.E.L.

Fun Facts Friday: L.E.L.

9) When she was engaged to John Forster she implored him to make inquiries about her trans­gres­sions. Forster did, found her to be sat­is­fied or her purity… and promptly broke off the engagement.

Book Review: A Possibility of Violence by D. A. Mishani

Book Review: A Possibility of Violence by D. A. Mishani

A Pos­si­bil­ity of Vio­lence is not a fast paced book, it is more intro­spec­tive and ana­lyt­i­cal as Avra­ham makes his way toward, what he believes, is the right res­o­lu­tion to his case.

Book Review: Blood of Vipers by Michael Wallace

Book Review: Blood of Vipers by Michael Wallace

The reader can feel the exhaus­tion of bot the Amer­i­can sol­diers and Ger­man civil­ians. The fanati­cism of the Nazi gang­sters is seen through one offi­cer who refuses to admit defeat even though it is obvi­ous to his sub­scripted, enslaved sol­diers that it is indeed the case.

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