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Friday Excerpts

Friday Excerpts | The Sun Also Rises

May 17, 2013 |

I just started my first Hemingway novel, The Sun Also Rises. I thoroughly enjoy it. It’s romantic (not in a boy-girl sense, but in a romantic European style of life sense), funny, dry (in a good way)…As I expected, I … Read More

Friday Excerpts | The While Silence by Jack London

April 12, 2013 |

Over at my full-time gig, we recently did a 10-part series on the life Jack London. He’s most famous for The Call of the Wild and White Fang, but he also wrote dozens of other novels and hundreds of short … Read More

Friday Excerpt | A Confederacy of Dunces

March 8, 2013 |

Ignatius J. Reilly is a combination of Don Quixote and Peter Griffin. But more so Peter Griffin. He’s a bumbling fool who had 10 years of college and still lives with his mom. He’s also quite obese, has a permanently … Read More

Friday Excerpt | Washington: A Life

March 1, 2013 | 1

I’ve started to appreciate presidential biographies. It’s fascinating to read about the man who is the most well-known face in America. In 2010, Ron Chernow published his gigantic, and Pulitzer Prize winning, look into the life of our first president, … Read More