Books

Books From The Firehose

Books From The Firehose

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ~George R.R. Martin I read many, many books. I constantly have two our three going each colored with highlighted phrases that capture my attention and require more than one reading. I read so many books, I […]

Are You Perpetuating Ignorance?

Are You Perpetuating Ignorance?

“Those who ignore history tend to become its victims.” ~Carlos Romulo I was educated in the USA, in quality, private schools. Still, the history in our books was sanitized, devoid of almost any hint of wrongdoing perpetrated by my country against other countries, against its own citizens. It was whitewashed giving the impression that all […]

Books 2016

Books 2016

As usual, many more books made it to my to-read list than I actually read probably on the order of 5 to-reads for every 1 book read. At this rate, I will never get through all the books I read which is why I anguish some whenever I need to select my next book. I was […]

Literature Is Love Making

Literature is a wound from which flows the indispensable divorce between words and things. All our blood can flow out of that hole. ~Carlos Fuentes There is literature designed to tell a story, a story keeping the reader engaged through the creation of page turning tension. Tension that builds until climax leaving a person emotionally […]

The Worm Seeks Empathy

Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. ~John Green I have been a reader for as long back as I can remember. During my youth, I […]

My 2013 in Review

It is necessary … for a man to go away by himself … to sit on a rock … and ask, ‘Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going? ~Carl Sandburg 2013 was a year of significant change in my life. Significant? Not strong enough. A year of drastic change. To begin with, […]

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. ~Winston Spencer Churchill I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. ~Winston Spencer Churchill   It’s a fact of human […]

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