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Jan.14.2014
As I worked my way into The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford this weekend I was somewhat intentionally paying homage to an examination I had to pass...
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Jan.21.2014
The Untouchable by John Banville is an exceptionally good book, one of the best I've read in a long time. The story focuses on Victor Maskell,...
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Jan.21.2014
Warlords by Kimberly Marten is an academic study of warlordism in Pakistan, Iraq, Chechnya, and Georgia.  Its strength derives from the fact...
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Jan.23.2014
A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov is one of those Russian novels that are central to Russians picking at themselves, full of irony, self-doubt...
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Jan.24.2014
I just came across an interesting site called Richard Hugo House in which an important point was made--try to submit your stories on a regular basis...
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Jan.26.2014
The Amateur Marriage begins with its terrific title.  With those three words Tyler forces so many questions to the fore: Whose marriage isn't...
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Feb.06.2014
Before I write anything else, I want to emphasize that Alexander Solzhenitsyn's August 1914 is a splendid, ambitious book. It puts on full...
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Feb.09.2014
I picked up The Ocean at the End of the Lane with something in the back of my mind.  Now I've remembered. My sons loved his graphic novel...
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Feb.13.2014
With The Spectator Bird Wallace Stegner returned to  Joe Allston, whom we first met in All the Live Little Things. He's a retired literary agent...
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Feb.18.2014
For three women, a journey to an exotic world will be a mission of mercy. For another the journey is a doorway to her past.  My new novella, In...
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Jan.31.2010
My Book Recommendation – The Happiness Project Title: The Happiness Project: Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets,...
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Mar.26.2010
My Book Recommendation: Solar•03/26/2010 • Leave a Comment Title: SolarAuthor:  Ian McEwan Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd (18 Mar...
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Apr.13.2010
My Book Recommendation: Zoo Keepers Wife Title: The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War StoryAuthor:  Diane Ackerman Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: W. W. Norton...
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Mar.30.2011
The Irish Language by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 2nd April 2011 p.11 Irish is given recognition by the Constitution of...
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diegito-vivas's picture
May.26.2009
18.
1.  My copy of The Oxford Book of Latin American Essays.  It makes me so proud I could roar.  People* don't think a lot of Latinos as avid writers...
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Jun.11.2009
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1. Eye drops for dry eyes.  I had Lasik surgery a few months ago and I'm supposed to be using lubricating drops religiously; I lost my bottle a few...
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Jun.14.2009
Meh
I'm not sure if I'm happy or a little bummed that my brother made it through his baptism yesterday without saying his new favorite sentence, which is...
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Jan.24.2010
Writers notoriously have a reputation for eccentricity and bizarre, anti-social behaviour. The late Harold Pinter was notoriously bad-tempered, and...
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Nov.11.2011
A few people came to my www.tighsolas.ca. website, about a Canadian family in 1908-1913, looking up 'fashions worn on the Titanic' and such. Hmm. I...
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Jun.10.2009
“But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.” -William Shakespeare I have been in love with the same...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.