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The False Prince

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen High-spirited orphan Sage, always a troublemaker at his orphanage, is sold to the noble Lord Conner, who is buying up orphans the right age who resemble Prince Jaron. Prince Jaron was lost four … Continue reading

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Blog the Vote 2008

So again with Chasing Ray She was suggesting that literary bloggers (which I would think I am more than any other category) write about why voting is important today. Here’s the master schedule. My posting schedule is irregular enough that … Continue reading

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Palestine

Palestine by Joe Sacco Journalist Joe Sacco visited Palestine for a couple of months during the first Intifada, the early 1990s, and reported in graphic form. Very graphic. There are the muddy streets and tiny houses of the camps, the … Continue reading

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The Shock Doctrine

The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein Journalist Klein gives us a superbly researched history of modern economics that ranks among the most disturbing things I have ever read, on par with the literature I read for the Theology of the … Continue reading

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The Truth

The Truth, with Jokes by Al Franken Hooray for politics done funny! From how W. used Smears, Fears, and Queers to win the election to the social security reform debacle, Franken covers what’s been going in politics since the ’04 … Continue reading

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