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Monthly Archives: December 2015
Sometimes people are not who you think they are. Sometimes those very people are your own parents. Sometimes it’s yourself.
What is it like to arrive in a new country? To not understand a word that people are saying? This difficult journey is discribed with great feeling by Willa Cather in My Ántonia. Yet, it is not through Ántonia’s perspective … Continue reading
Last week I stumbled across this TEDtalk by Ann Morgan about her 2012 journey of reading the world. In her “Year of Reading the World” Morgan read one book from every country in the world as a way to broaden … Continue reading
Wow, could a book get any stranger? Well, I guess it could, but The Hundred-Year-Old Mand who climbed out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson started out strange and just continued to get stranger. The plot built and built adding … Continue reading