Perhaps this book is too modestly titled. True, it does begin as an account of the author’s father and his struggles with failing eyesight, as he falls victim to the hereditary disease of retinitis pigmentosa. In the opening scene he takes the author, a six-year old, for a seemingly harmless ride in the family car. Soon it is revealed that he can barely see the road and almost has a traffic accident. Continue reading “An Affliction of Many Dimensions”
A Reconnaissance Deep into Poem Territory
You may learn a lot about botany when you read Mark Pawlak’s Reconnaissance, his newest volume of verse. “No way!” you say. Continue, dear reader. Continue reading “A Reconnaissance Deep into Poem Territory”
Self-Publishing E-Books: An Interview with Author Faith Justice
In 2013 Faith Justice listed her book Hypatia: Her Life and Times on Amazon, both in Kindle and paperback format. In 2016 it appeared in the The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative (FL) as an e-book, both in MOBI (Kindle) and EPUB (Apple, etc.) format. How? Continue reading “Self-Publishing E-Books: An Interview with Author Faith Justice”
Famous Skeptic Annotates Bible
The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible, by Steve Wells (ISBN-13: 978-0988245105; 2 x 6.5 x 9.5 inches” 1648
For years I had wondered why nobody had ever done this before. It seems so obvious. Go through the Bible, find all the inconsistencies and contradictions and cross-reference them. As an extra, do it with a bit of wit. Well, it looks like Steve Wells has done it with The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible. Have you ever wondered:
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Book Article about Dalton Trumbo
About twenty years ago I wrote an entry for The Political Companion to American Film. It was about Dalton Trumbo. Now that the new film Trumbo is out, I thought it might still be relevant today.
About twenty years ago I wrote an entry for The Political Companion to American Film. It was about Dalton Trumbo. Now that the new film Trumbo is out, I thought it might still be relevant today. Enjoy! Continue reading “Book Article about Dalton Trumbo”
Book Review: Write for a Living in 7 Easy Steps
You can do it…although the steps may not be that easy.