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On Memorial Day pay tribute to Veterans who paid the ultimate price at Mount Holly or other cemeteries

Today is Memorial Day – a time to pay tribute to the men and women in uniform who died in service to their country.

As a way to give this recognition, today would be a good day to visit a cemetery. 261 more words

History

Almost Invisible (Strand)

I once read a review of a new Billy Collins collection that was written in the style of (and as a parody of) Collins’ style. It was a fair point. 106 more words

Poetry

A Grownup Book with a Child Protagonist - All The Light We Cannot See

If you’re following the reading scavenger hunt, or if you’re participating yourself, we’re almost halfway through the year, so 7 or 8 books should be checked off the list by now. 365 more words

All About The Books

Beautiful Books: Chabon

Michael Chabon has some seriously great book designs.

A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

Published: 1991

Genre: literary fiction

Length: 371 pages

Setting: a farm in Iowa, 1979

Font: Bembo

Interest: It’s a Pulitzer Prize winner… 289 more words

Book Review

From the Stacks: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

There is no other fiction author I know of who handles her characters with the grace of Jhumpa Lahiri.

Perhaps related, there is no author I know of who draws so little attention to herself as the writer within the text while maintaining such an establish personal style. 1,054 more words

Reviews - All

Reflection- Joseph Pulitzer

Our session about Joseph Pulitzer was very eye-opening. Obviously we knew about the Pulitzer Prize but this session also told us about the discovery of ‘Yellow Journalism’ which propounded the idea of mass circulation of newspapers which depended on advertising income. 190 more words

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