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The Haunting of Hill House 1959

February 22, 1999 The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Hill House was a 1959 book by Shirley Jackson. Shirley Jackson was born December 14, 1914 in San Francisco. She had been reading and writing all her life. She … Continue reading

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Literature As Exploration

Literature as Exploration Louise M Rosenblatt 1965 Reprint 1995 Schools and Colleges are there to teach students about themselves and humankind. As students, we try to understand the psychology of the characters we read about. We try to figure out … Continue reading

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Descent into Disgrace

Decent into Disgrace In the Showtime Television show The Affair Noah Holloway published a book called Decent. The book chronicles his decent in to debauchery and divorce. I couldn’t help be reminded of Coetzee book Disgrace, which was published in … Continue reading

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Books and Mythos

July 8, 2006 Books “The trouble with books is you don’t know what’s in them until its too late.” This quote is from Jeanette Winterson who was on Bill Moyer’s PBS series Faith and Reason. The same could be said … Continue reading

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Forever The Age of Adeline

September 14, 2015 Age of Adaline The Age of Adeline is a 2015 romance starring Blake Lively. Earlier this year, Ana and I saw the ads for it and decided that Adaline and Henry Morgan would make the perfect couple … Continue reading

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Journal, Diary and Memoir

May 7, 2015 Journal Is what I write considered a diary, a journal or a memoir? I pondered this question as I finished edits on Mono No Aware and continued typing up entries for Wings of Desire. I posed this … Continue reading

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The Two Towers

The Two Towers Sometimes a moment will be crystallized in time. Occasionally when I read a book, the memory of where and when I first read it will stick with me. Such is the case for The Two Towers. I … Continue reading

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