Category Archives: Reading List

A Book Year In Review

It is a good bet to say that I love books.  Why else would I put myself through an English Literature degree unless I loved books.  English Lit is not sexy, profitable, or high status.  But I love to read, … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Island Of Dr. Moreau

The Tyger (from Songs of Experience) By William Blake Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire of thine … Continue reading

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Book Review – A Slap In The Face

“Kiss my grits!” This was my best friend’s and my favorite retort/counter-insult when either one of us had been “had” by the other.  It also went a bit further in that the teaser/insulter would then blow a kiss which resulted … Continue reading

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Book Review – Fahrenheit 451

I love books.  I love how they feel in my hands; the weight, the texture of the pages, the sharp corners of the hardcover copies. I love how the words transport me to other places, other peoples’ lives, or how … Continue reading

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Book Review – How To Be Idle

The pendulum is starting to swing back to where I have more time on my side.  I am able to take my morning walks again and to sit down and read.  For me, there is nothing more luxurious than to … Continue reading

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Book Review – Anonymous Sources

I have been debating whether or not to write this book review since it is less than flattering, and it is after all my first blogging review.  But I’m going to throw caution to the wind and hit publish. If … Continue reading

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