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2014 Read: Enrique's Journey

One Book, One Bakersfield, One Kern would like to announce this year’s read, “Enrique’s Journey” by Sonia Nazario.

Enrique’s Journey is the true account of Enrique, a 17-year-old boy from Honduras who makes a perilous journey to the United States in 2000, after eight failed attempts, in order to be re-united with his mother. 147 more words


Evening With the Author

Please Join Us:

Author Visit & Book Signing

Thursday, October 30, 2014
7:00 PM
CSUB Icardo Center

About the Author

Sonia Nazario has spent more than 20 years reporting and writing about large social issues in the U.S.–hunger, drug addiction, and immigration–most recently as a projects reporter for the… 332 more words


Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings seem destined to have grown close. Both women wrote about the landscape and communities of their beloved Florida, and they each achieved fame in the 1930s when Hurston was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and Rawlings won the Pulitzer Prize. 681 more words

Pulitzer Prize

Video: N. Scott Momaday Reads Poetry and Tells Kiowa Stories at the Heard Museum

“My masters thesis focused primarily on N. Scott Momaday’s work–House Made of Dawn and The Way to Rainy Mountain.  He is the Native writer that has most influenced my fiction writing. 

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Breaking: CDC whistleblower's contact censored Brian Hooker's journal paper deleted from site - The book burning begins, by Jon Rappoport , August 27, 2014


Gather ’round in the village square. They’re burning books. The good obedient folk are shouting with glee…

These days it’s all done surgically, with a few clicks of a mouse. 305 more words


CNN asks serial lying liar to comment on CDC whistleblower scandal! by Jon Rappoport, August 29, 2014


You want a perfect example of how mainstream media covers up the truth and endangers lives? Here it is.

Yesterday, CNN published an article about CDC whistleblower William Thompson. 475 more words


"Tonight the windows hold all light inside: they fold it back on walls...

. . . and spill gold over things that tell us who we are.”  This is from “Learning the Language”  by Henry Taylor. It’s a beautifully constructed poem that follows strict rules of rhyme and meter. 79 more words