Daily Archives: December 10, 2016

#RaiseTheAge

Having gone on Twitter this afternoon to catch up on my requests and direct messages, I saw topic trending that reminded of my own teen years.  Apparently, there are two states in the Union where teenagers are automatically tried as … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Crècy 1346: A Tourists’ Guide

Crècy 1346:  A Tourists’ Guide, by Peter Hoskins with Richard Barber Continuing my recent tour of the first part of the Hundred Year’s War [1], this book aims to help those English language tourists traveling to France to see one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Book Lust

Book Lust:  Recommended Reading For Every Mood, Moment, And Reason, by Nancy Pearl Very soon after beginning this book, I realized it was going to be a gloriously horrible book and one whose adverse review I was going to write … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Read And Why

How To Read And Why, by Harold Bloom Many people have read the writings of Harold Bloom, and for decades he has demonstrated himself to be a major supporter of the Great Books and someone who encourages others to read … Continue reading

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