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Book Spotlight: Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything is Illuminated, by Jonathan Safran Foer, is narrated in three alternating sections. First, by Jonathan Safran Foer (who shares the same name as the author but is not, in fact, the same person as the author). 161 more words

Book Spotlight

An Essay: Here We Aren't, So Quickly.

I stumbled across this wonderful essay by Jonathan Safran Foer. He has written two novels called “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” about 9/11, and “Everything is Illuminated”. 54 more words


Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close: the Key to Coping



Full Title: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer

Year of Publication: 2005

ISBN: 9780141012698

Original Language: English

Language Read: English… 1,042 more words

Book Review

Island in the Sun

This summer I realised I am now older than Jesus, and have achieved not 1/1000000 of what He did while on Earth. I don’t expect to have redeemed the world of all its sins – I am not a saint and moreover there are some people I’d like to redeem a lot more than others, which is not how the Son (or Daughter) of God would think, all men being equal, etc., etc.  1,234 more words

Standpoints and Worldview

I am going to visit my grandparents tomorrow and it’s past midnight right now. I should be asleep but I really want to get this post up so that’s what I’m doing. 433 more words

“He knew that I love you also means I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that I love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else.”

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