Starstruck

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What was I supposed to do when I met someone who meant so much to me?

Book Review: “I’ve Never Met an Idiot on The River” by Henry Winkler

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Randall Bonner finds a personal connection to Henry Winkler’s book about fishing.

Outlander — The Hiatus Survival Guide

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John Patrick Weiss gives a recovery plan to women addicted to men in kilts. That is, Diana Gabaldon’s “Outlander” books.

Homeless Man Combines Literacy and Generosity for Good

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Reading expands your mind, reduces ignorance based prejudices and evolves our thinking. Homeless South African man, Philani, is doing something about expanding literacy.

Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers

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Wabi-sabi isn’t anything new — it dates all the way back to the 12th century. But with the help of Leonard Koren’s book, Jesse Kornbluth demonstrates its uses in the world today.

He’s Probably My Favorite Author. His Bestselling Book? The Razor’s Edge

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews W. Somerset Maugham’s novel.

Outlander – A Men’s Survival Guide

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A step-by-step method to keep your wives away from men in kilts. Because they’re dangerous. John Patrick Weiss tells us how.

Fifth Business

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Enough reality for one week. Fiction beckons…

Ernest Hemingway: The Nick Adams Stories

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews an old-time classic by Ernest Hemingway.

Why Did “The Little Prince” Quotes Suddenly Appear After Robin Williams’ Death?

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Jesse Kornbluth investigates this powerful children’s book.

50 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do

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Gever Tulley, founder of Tinkering School, discusses ‘dangerism,’ a term he’s coined for how our perception of danger deprives our kids of crucial learning experiences and opportunities for growth.

What I learned Losing $7,211 Creating iPhone Apps

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Karol Gajda urges you to learn from his mistakes.

Why Do We Still Have Banned Books Week?

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Let us revel in the diversity of literature rather than wallow in our own prejudices. The “freedom to read” is something should all celebrate.

Storytelling, Culture, and Revolution

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Stories, whether fictitious or true, spring forth from our values, believes, perceptions, dreams, imaginations or wishes, all of which are bound to our life experiences, which in turn are fundamentally shaped by our particular environment. Raoul Wieland shares a few of these stories.

One Step Closer to World Domination, or How to Not Sell Your Book to Anyone

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Dan Szczesny tells the story of his book selling attempts.

Comment of the Day: “Even if a difference in values may prevent a relationship it shouldn’t prevent a friendship.”

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Even if a difference in values may prevent a relationship it shouldn’t prevent a friendship