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kay-song's picture
There's plenty of anxiety in literature and people love to read about other people's hell. The more hell there is in literature, the more copies they sell. The intensity of anxiety in Black/Asian literature for example is tremendous.  According to Kierkegaard, anxiety boils down to having to...
ugonna-wachuku's picture
American Galaxy is my upcoming new book:  http://uwachuku.googlepages.com/americangalaxy  
bob-mustin's picture
Cannery Row, by John Steinbeck Years ago, I got on a Steinbeck jag and ended up reading everything I could find by him, including his take on Sir Thomas Malory’s story of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. And since, I’ve picked up one or another of his books, re-read them, and...
raymond-mallette's picture
     How great is freedom? How great is choice? We have to love a country where we have both. We have the freedom to buy land, own a house, pets, horses, dogs, cats, and so on. We have the freedom to go out and seek the type of work we want to do and get the education we feel we...
hank-quense's picture
FNN's religious reporter Matthew Mark Lukejohn is at the Church Of The Blessed Elbow in Hoboken, NJ where Cardinal Giuseppe Rizzo from the Holy Office in the Vatican will speak about the newly discovered ancient writings uncovered in Rome.  "I am inside the church and I can see Cardinal Rizzo...
w-l-hoffman's picture
Recently, our family attended an evening program featuring a conversation with Dr. Jane Goodall. This graceful and passionate elder was a role model extraordinaire for my adolescent daughters. Dr. Goodall talked of humble beginnings, her family’s unwavering support, bold adventures and the future...
richard-martin's picture
then freedom is just ... entertainment." --Sean Penn, The Crossing Guard I don't think I've ever thought about that before. How could I have never thought about something so important and obvious before? I must have thought about it in other terms. The quote above, from the film The Crossing...
michael-seidel's picture
I'd say something like, "What is this world coming to," or, "What is this country coming to," but these things have been happening for...ever. I'd hope that with all the growth of technology, awareness and rights, there would be greater growth in tolerance and less stories of this ilk. The first is...
lisa-yee's picture
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a writer in possession of a good computer cannot get any work done due to well-honed procrastination techniques. (My apologies to Jane Austen.) I have this love/hate relationship with the internet. I love it, but I hate it, but I love it. That's because...
patricia-struntz's picture
When I wrote my book Darkness Overturned (originally titled Light Through the Dark Glass) I was deeply religious, clinging to the reality of God as my Father –and to the church. I believed in the “straight and narrow way” and sought approval not just from the Almighty, but from church leaders...