Monthly Archives: December 2018

Best Books from 2018-A Year End Wrap Up

This has been a strange year, in many ways and it has affected my reading patterns profoundly. Although I have been reading voraciously, I have been reading way more newspapers and journals like the Atlantic or The Economist trying to … Continue reading

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A Christmas Testament, Arranged and Introduced by Phillip Kopper

As you have probably realized by now, I have a collection of Christmas books that I bring out every year during this season. To me they are just as important to me as the the tree,  decorations and music which … Continue reading

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The Outsider by Stephen King

Stephen King is both prolific and eclectic. From 11/22/63 which explores the assassination of John F. Kennedy to some of his classic horror stories like The Shining to the The Dark Tower series which is set in a post apocalyptic world, … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Sometimes sequels lack the energy and magic of the original story, but not this time! In this sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale, Arden exceeds our expectations, making the magical world of medieval Russia come even more alive, while … Continue reading

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