Tag Archives: nonfiction

Phillip Roth

  Readers recently lost a legend in Phillip Roth. Though he passed away, his ideas live throughout the wonderful stories he wrote. I was introduced to Phillip Roth when  earning my Masters in English Literature. The assigned novella was Goodbye Columbus, but included five additional short stories. After I read the book I begin searching […]
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To Be an Explorer, or How To Be an Explorer.

“Every morning when we wake up, we have twenty-four brand-new hours to live. What a precious gift!” – Thich Nhat Hanh That is twenty-four brand-new hours to explore new concepts, things, people, ideas, myself… I always wanted to be an explorer – go to outer space and discover new planets and lifeforms, wander some uncharted […]
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Kayaking Juniper Run

I love being outdoors in nature. Hiking and kayaking are two of my favorite activities. With community booming, buildings going up and roads being built is sometimes difficult to find a pristine wilderness, where one can have solitude with nature and wildlife. But the opportunity exist, and there is actually much wilderness to be explored; […]
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The power of words.

Hello. Oppression was a disease. Authors have a chance to express their madness through language and experiences. With words, they can reach society and wake it up. I love literature, as it is a great educator of history and culture. Both Fredrick Douglas, Leslie Marmon Silko, Erskine Caldwell and others mentioned how racism stemmed within […]
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