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House of the Sleeping Beauties

by Yasunari Kawabata Review ready on May 1 . See you then. This is a tough story to get through as you will find out.

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Some Books I’ve Read-Fiction

In the last millennium I worked for the CPL as a Book Discussion Moderator and started to keep a list of books I’ve read. Its is by no means complete or up to date, but if you see a book … Continue reading

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Some Books I’ve Read–Non-fiction

In the last millennium I worked for the CPL as a Book Discussion Moderator and started to keep a list of books I’ve read. Its is by no means complete or up to date, but if you see a book … Continue reading

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Some Books I’ve Read-Great Literature

In the last millennium I worked for the CPL as a Book Discussion Moderator and started to keep a list of books I’ve read. Its is by no means complete or up to date, but if you see a book … Continue reading

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Some Books I’ve Read–fantasy

In the last millennium I worked for the CPL as a Book Discussion Moderator and started to keep a list of books I’ve read. Its is by no means complete or up to date, but if you see a book … Continue reading

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No Longer Human–a book review

No Longer Human by Osamu Dasai Reviewd by Peter Grabas My life has been one of much shame. This opening line immediately shows you that this will be no ordinary bit of prose, and riveted me to the story as … Continue reading

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Kokoro–a book review

Kokoro: Sensei no Isho by Natsume Soseki reviewed by Peter Grabas Penguin Books translation by Meredith McKinney ISBN 978-0-14-310603-6 This book is a classic of early 20th century Japan and is read today by all who seek an understanding and … Continue reading

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An Inspirational Book-The Myths of Innovation

I have been a reader of Scott Berkun’s website and have been impressed in his perception and insight into creativity, the workplace, and people. How do you inspire and motivate in an atmosphere of “not my job”, “cover your ass”, … Continue reading

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Hero-James (Jimmy) E. Carter-President, Humanitarian, Diplomat

James Earl “Jimmy” Carter, Jr. served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981 and was the recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, the only U.S. President to have received the Prize after leaving office. … Continue reading

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September 20th

Sept. 20th. Sorry for the delay in posting. I had an accident where my lower leg muscles where a bit crushed, and then infected, re-infected, and now therapy–so I’ve been distracted from writing. Not so much distracted but rather distrustful … Continue reading

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