Category Archives: Book Challenge

Reading Jack London

There are a handful of books on my 100 books challenge that I read in my youth. I felt that, by re-reading them through the eyes of my adulthood, I might view them in a different light. One of these books … Continue reading

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5 Holiday Movies for Book Lovers

I hardly go to movie theaters these days, but this time of year, I always become somewhat overwhelmed by all of the great movies that are released in time for the holidays. I’ve heard great things about both Argo and Lincoln, … Continue reading

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The Art of Non-Conformity

In his 2010 book The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World, Chris Guillebeau expands upon the ideas in his popular blog and online manifesto, A Brief Guide to World Domination. The … Continue reading

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A Black Friday Deal for Book Lovers

Generally I am not a fan of blatant advertising on my blog. I am not even really a fan of Black Friday. My husband and I are planning to avoid all malls and major shopping centers, and we’re hoping to hit … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Consent

In Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky’s 1988 book Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, the authors sketch out a “propaganda model” that has overwhelmed the mass media of the United States, whereby “the media serve, and … Continue reading

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