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Reading makes a difference

Absence of evidence is evidence of absence of evidence!


Too many books - not enough time.  My mother used to go to her local bookstore in NYC and come home with a shopping bag full of books.  I suppose that was before there was all this electronic stuff and social networking.  But think of all the hours that go by as viewers have their brains manipulated by spoon fed television images.

As you read, your mind creates the images imagined by the writer.  You mind is a participant in the process.  Although these books were written by other people, the books a person reads, the books a person enjoys tells you a lot about who they are.

These are some interesting books to immerse yourself in.


Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style.  Read More . . .

Man Seeks God

Religion is a personal experience.  Life is simple if you believe that there are ultimate answers.  But not everyone believes that.  This book is a journey to try to understand the colors of different people's different Gods.

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What happened to Huckleberry Finn at the end of Mark Twain's story?  Robert Coover has taken him OutWest.

Brain on Music

What can music teach us about the brain? What can the brain teach us about music? And what can both teach us about ourselves?

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Write Away

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This is a wonderful book by Elizabeth George on how to put a book together.  I have read a lot of books about writing, but you have to find the one that resonates for you.  This book helped me think more clearly about character development.

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