Fun Facts Friday: Isak Dinesen

eturn­ing to Den­mark, Mrs. Blixen pulsed Seven Gothic Tales in 1934. The book was writ­ten in Eng­lish, under her nom-de-plume Isak Dine­sen and was crit­i­cally acclaimed.

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Book Review: Walt Disney by Neal Gabler

The book will make you look at Dis­ney fea­tures in a new light, weather artis­ti­cally, cin­e­mat­i­cally or just because you knew the hard work and drama that went behind the scenes.

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Book Review: All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

About: All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Saku­razaka is a Japan­ese sci­ence fic­tion story. The novel was made into a movie called Edge of Tomor­row, rebranded to Live, Die, Repeat when released in DVD for­mat, but it looks like they changed it back.   230 pages Pub­lisher: Haika­soru; Orig­i­nal edi­tion Lan­guage: Eng­lish ISBN-10: 1421527618 My […]

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 11 April, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week.

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Giveaway & Book Review: William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace by Ian Doescher

I thought this book was the fun­ni­est of the bunch and I really enjoyed the illus­tra­tion. Mr. Doescher wrote a witty book which made me laugh. I got some of the Shake­speare puns but not as many as I did in other books – I’m not much a Shake­speare scholar.

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Book Review: Sashenka by Simon Sebag Montefiore

The novel read as if the author had access to old KGB files (maybe he did) deci­pher­ing the bureau­cratic code used to hide atroc­i­ties and turn it into an amaz­ing, grip­ping tale. Another out­stand­ing work from an out­stand­ing scholar which is well worth reading.

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 4 April, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets last week

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Fun Facts Friday: Washington Irving

In his book A His­tory of the Life and Voy­ages of Christo­pher Colum­bus (1828) Wash­ing­ton Irv­ing gave birth to the myth that peo­ple dur­ing Colum­bus’ time thought the Earth was flat and Colum­bus set out to prove them wrong. (Invent­ing the Flat Earth by Jef­frey Rus­sell) In the 1490s peo­ple argues about the size of the Earth, not its shape, in fact in 1492, when Colum­bus set sail, the first globes were produces.

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Fun Facts Friday: Isak Dinesen

Fun Facts Friday: Isak Dinesen

eturn­ing to Den­mark, Mrs. Blixen pulsed Seven Gothic Tales in 1934. The book was writ­ten in Eng­lish, under her nom-de-plume Isak Dine­sen and was crit­i­cally acclaimed.

Book Review: Walt Disney by Neal Gabler

Book Review: Walt Disney by Neal Gabler

The book will make you look at Dis­ney fea­tures in a new light, weather artis­ti­cally, cin­e­mat­i­cally or just because you knew the hard work and drama that went behind the scenes.

Book Review: All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

Book Review: All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

About: All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Saku­razaka is a Japan­ese sci­ence fic­tion story. The novel was made into a movie called Edge of Tomor­row, rebranded to Live, Die, Repeat when released in DVD for­mat, but it looks like they changed it back.   230 pages Pub­lisher: Haika­soru; Orig­i­nal edi­tion Lan­guage: Eng­lish ISBN-10: 1421527618 My […]

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 11 April, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 11 April, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week.

Giveaway & Book Review: William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace by Ian Doescher

Giveaway <span class=& Book Review: William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace by Ian Doescher"/>

I thought this book was the fun­ni­est of the bunch and I really enjoyed the illus­tra­tion. Mr. Doescher wrote a witty book which made me laugh. I got some of the Shake­speare puns but not as many as I did in other books – I’m not much a Shake­speare scholar.

Book Review: Sashenka by Simon Sebag Montefiore

Book Review: Sashenka by Simon Sebag Montefiore

The novel read as if the author had access to old KGB files (maybe he did) deci­pher­ing the bureau­cratic code used to hide atroc­i­ties and turn it into an amaz­ing, grip­ping tale. Another out­stand­ing work from an out­stand­ing scholar which is well worth reading.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 4 April, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 4 April, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets last week

Fun Facts Friday: Washington Irving

Fun Facts Friday: Washington Irving

In his book A His­tory of the Life and Voy­ages of Christo­pher Colum­bus (1828) Wash­ing­ton Irv­ing gave birth to the myth that peo­ple dur­ing Colum­bus’ time thought the Earth was flat and Colum­bus set out to prove them wrong. (Invent­ing the Flat Earth by Jef­frey Rus­sell) In the 1490s peo­ple argues about the size of the Earth, not its shape, in fact in 1492, when Colum­bus set sail, the first globes were produces.

Book Review: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

Book Review: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

About: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swan­son is a novel with enough twists for sev­eral books. The book tries to get into the head of a psy­chopath. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book  -to enter fill out the Raf­fle­copt­ter form at the end of the post. 320 pages Pub­lisher: William Morrow […]

Hippomark — Hippo Bookmark

Hippomark — Hippo Bookmark

A very cool book­mark I saw on Ama­zon, by Peleg Design. Very unique and whimsy and doesn't take up a lot of space. Click here to purchase  

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