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Book Review: ‘Love and Other Ways of Dying’ by Michael Paterniti

Michael Paterniti

Each essay explores what it means to be alive, and feel. In the aggregate, the essays provide over 400 pages of the best reading today. Throughout, we are reminded that both beauty and loss can help us remain whole. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Midwest Maize’ by Cynthia Clampitt

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"Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" by Cynthia Clampitt is a beautifully written exploration of the little kernel that could--and did! Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Tragic Voyage of the St. Louis to Flee Nazi Germany – and a Grandson’s Journey of Love and Remembrance’ by Martin Goldsmith

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' Alex’s Wake' is a book with a lesson for today. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Scary First Haircut

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A boy gets his first haircut before starting Kindergarten in September 1965. Read More »

Interview with Actress/Author Shari Rigby

BeautifullyFlawed

The Lord is always giving us opportunity to grow and start building for us. He did that at a very young age for me. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Greening of Asia’ by Mark L. Clifford

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The book reinforces the need for every country around the world to monitor the use of natural resources or the often-unintended destruction of waterways, land, and forests. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Red Cavalry’ by Isaac Babel

Isaac Babel: Frontispiece

Pushkin Press has issued a new edition of 'Red Cavalry,' Isaac Babel's Russian short stories, originally published in 1926 paint a unique picture of time and place. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Edward Gorey – His Book Cover Art & Design’ from Pomegranate

Edward Gorey Book Covers

Fans of Gorey will need, absolutely need 'this book in their collection. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Reclaiming Travel’ by Ilan Stavans and Joshua Ellison

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“The story of the journey is never the journey itself: it is at best a summation, based on past events but delivered for the listeners in front of us at the moment of retelling. Between the past and the memory of the past there is always a gap. … That gap is called perspective.” Read More »

Book Review: ‘Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business Relationships’ by Sharon M. Schweitzer, J.D. with Liz Alexander, Ph.D.

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Access to Asia is a unique, user-friendly guidebook for gaining the cultural awareness needed to build successful business relationships. Read More »