Reading & Book Reviews : Society & Culture & Entertainment
Every time I see your lips and the beauty of your brown skin. I see a sparkling look in your eyes that makes me feel alright.
This poem was composed in remembrance of what I passed through during my service year in the Eastern part of Nigeria. I never believed that some are still living in such manner in this 21st century. All the same, it is a nice experience and an opportunity to impact lives and affect destinies positiv
The smoke filled the room like a London fog, so that the four men playing poker seemed part of it. The Young man, Tom Martin, looked out of place in the ominous setting.
When I first read the title of the book, Pedagogy of Freedom: Ethics, Democracy, and Civic Courage, I thought of an equal education system where lessons are taught, and not just dictated. A world where textbooks are no longer our only respected source of information and talking is no longer our only
A poem about the Lost Boys of Sudan. They endured hardship, hunger, and death in search of safety. These boys are courageous and brave.
Dinner at Deviant's Palace by Tim Powers is a bit difficult to find these days, but is well worth the effort. This post-apocalyptic novel set in the future California won Philip K. Dick Award in 1985, inspired a very popular computer game Fallout, and there's also a Cradle of Filth song ca
There is a book that can help you achieve the success you have been longing for. You can improve you life in any area you choose and this book will give you the tips and tricks you need to become the best you ever. In case you didn't already guess, the title of the book is Think and Grow Rich b
Can a computer entity Hoody live like a tycoon? Can it enjoy food and drink and entertain guests? How will it learn how to talk effectively with gestures and facial expressions? Can it talk the cup of coffee to its lips and appear to drink expertly? Read how Hoody did it all by himself.
Commissioned at the highest level of the U.S. government, the fighting team known as Taskforce operates outside the law. Pike Logan was the most successful operator on the Taskforce until tragedy permanently altered his outlook.
The following article is a book review of Bruce Greenwald's Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond. Professor Greenwald has updated and developed a modern value investing approach. Any serious value investor who is interested in applying Benjamin Graham's principles in a modern
I've read a lot of poets in my life, and it never fails me, when I read Allen Ginsberg, especially his new book out, "Collected Poems," 1947-1997, to think how this guy can write the way he did, did he have no shame.His new book is really 1200-pages of toilet paper.You can see in his
What do I search in my fertile mind? What it actually probes and what it finds? Is it material gain or natural thrust?
Why at all I need to understand that you are only one? To take me to opposite shore is beyond the capacity any one. The days spent in ignorance are once for all gone. I know nothing about the remedy to be taken...
You have checked couple of issues of Delicious magazine in your friend's house. After going through the issues carefully, you found the magazine to be extremely useful.
The Palestinian Israeli conflict is one of the most intractable and unyielding territorial disputes in the past century. It is so contentious that the parameters of discourse are themselves often disputed. Countless books, both fiction and non-fiction, have been written from either the Palestinian o
Life is a miracle. We are all miracles. Imagine one single sperm having to fight its way with millions of sperm cells to fuse with an egg to give rise to a unique being.
"You Are How You Move: Experiential Chi Kung" by Ged Sumner is a good basic text for those new to qigong or chi kung and want to learn a little about this practice and become more in touch with their body.I think the key aspect of this book is that it gets the reader thinking about the imp
Here is a book with the word Diet in the title but yet it is not a diet? Written by Judith Beck, a psychologist who advocates the use of "Cognitive Behavior Therapy," to "help your brain think like a thin person." Beck, the daughter of Aaron Beck the father of Cognitive Behavior
A review of Francine Prose's recent bestselling book for both writers and lovers of literature. In it, she discusses how reading fiction more carefully can enhance the experience and help writers learn from other writers.
It seems like every Karen Kingsbury book I read makes me reconsider becoming a foster parent, and Between Sundays is no exception. In this heartwarming novel, Kingsbury touches lightly on the flaws in the foster system, while reminding all Christians that it isn't so important what you do on th