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Book Review: Stories And Prose Poems

Stories And Prose Poems, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn One of the qualities of Solzhenitsyn’s writings is that once you read a little bit of his work, which is true of me (reviews forthcoming) one wants to read more of it.  And … Continue reading

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Book Review: Poetry From Scratch

Poetry From Scratch:  A Kitten’s Book Of Verse, by Jennifer McCartney I happened to greatly enjoy and appreciate this book of cat poetry, but there is at least one thing wrong with the book, and that is the way that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Virgil’s Aeneid

Virgil’s Aeneid, translated by John Dryden, edited by Charles W. Eliot As volume thirteen of the Harvard classics series, this book, sent to me by a friend of mine, provided me a chance to give a second look to a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology

Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, conceived, adapted and arranged by Charles Aidman Admittedly, this play is not a terrible one.  In fact, this play reminds me of one of my own plays, which I wrote in my early adulthood … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Could Chew On This

I Could Chew On This And Other Poems By Dogs, by Francesco Marciuliano Although the previous books [1] that I read from the author dealt with cats and this one deals with dogs, reading a book like this a familiar … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Knead My Mommy

I Knead My Mommy And Other Poems By Kittens, by Francesco Marciuliano Having already read and enjoyed two books by the poet [1], this book was an easy one to get and I was prepared to enjoy it, as I … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Could Pee On This Too

I Could Pee On This Too And More Poems By More Cats, by Francesco Marciuliano If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.  Obviously the author found a great deal of success with the first volume of cat poetry that he … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Could Pee On This

I Could Pee On This And Other Poems By Cats, by Francesco Marciuliano As someone who reads quite a lot of books related to cat humor [1], I must say I was very pleased by these poems, which demonstrated both … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Birthday ABC

The Birthday ABC, by Eric Metaxas, illustrated by Tim Raglin Although I am not someone who particularly cares personally about birthdays [1] to a great extent, except as an opportunity to be friendly to others, I definitely found this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jackstraws: Poems

Jackstraws:  Poems, by Charles Simic I must admit that I had to look up the meaning of the title of this book.  I suppose my age may be a part of it, but I was not familiar with the game … Continue reading

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