April 23 is a symbolic date for world literature. It is both the birth and death day of Shakespeare, as well as the death day of Cervantes, the great Spanish novelist. It is in their honour that UNESCO appointed it the international day of the book and that we choose it to celebrate World Book Night. […]
Countdown City by Ben H. Winters finds the world 77 days before a huge meteor will hit and will end life as we know it. As expected many people are going nuts, the government declares (basically) martial law and no one is really paying attention unless you have a gun.
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5. Davis was a good friend of Teddy Roosevelt, and he helped create the reputation of the Rough Riders while reporting on the Spanish-American War.
It seems as if Mr. Barry put great thought into the narrative of this book. Each of us, I’m sure, can go back and point to events which, in our opinion, were either a turning point or crossroads in our linear path even though we did not know it at the time – this is what McNulty is writing about.
Today we start to celebrate Passover, the commemoration of the liberation of the Jewish slaves from Egypt as told in Exodus, a chapter of the Jewish bible. Passover is a great holiday because you get to see family you haven't seen in a long time and eat some good food. In the Jewish religion, that […]
Attila József (11 April, 1905 – 3 December, 1937) was a famous Hungarian poet.
The murder / mystery is interesting but not the center, or the strength of the story. The characters are also interesting, it takes awhile to get to know them which is not necessarily bad, but are also not the strength of the book. The book is strong with describing a society gone amok.
I've been feeling exhausted lately, mind you I don't sleep a lot and the only time I'm exhausted is when I don't sleep at night, or about twice a year and never, ever, for weeks. I went the doctor and, as it turned out, I basically had not vitamin D in my system. It's so […]
Today we celebrate the birthday of notable author and poet Maya Angelou (4 April, 1928). Her life is an inspiration to many people and she is known for captivating the audiences through her magical lyrics and beauty of her words in her poems. Books by Maya Angelou The author’s birth name is Marguerite Ann Johnson Ms. […]