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“Here i am” a book review with Jonathan safran Foer

“There is a Hasidic proverb: “while we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment”       -Jonathan safran Foer “Closeness,’ he said, surveying the congregation. ‘It’s easy to be close, but almost impossible to stay close. Think about friends. Think … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen, Jewish-Canadian singer songwriter, dead at 82 — The JPost Just when you think:what next? What more can happen? He takes away the flame And leaves us in a shattering silence . Thank you I will not forget seeing You dance 80 years old Like an eternal child With … Continue reading

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The New York Times Robert Zimmerman a.k.a Bob Dylan wins the nobel prize in literature. If you ask me finally someone whose words are really read all over the world has won the Nobel prize for literature but if truth be told the … Continue reading

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Watch “The Actual ’73 Giving Tree Movie Spoken By Shel Silverstein” on YouTube

Happy birthday Shel Silverstein writer of “the given tree”! In this beautiful short animation film Shel Silverstein reads the story himself. Notice the giving tree is a “she”!!! A good book to read before going to bed. Though i prefered … Continue reading

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25.9.worth mentioning writers

Born today: 1897:William Faulkner(“The sound and the fury”,”As i lay dying” New Albany,Miss.USA. 1930:Shel Silverstein (“where the sidewalk ends”,”A light in the attic”,”The giving tree”) Chicago,USA. Died: 1970 Erich Maria Remarque -“All quiet on the western front”.72,Locarno,Switzerland. 1940 walter Benjamin,a … Continue reading

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The Picture of Donald Trump by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde lived in an age of fainting feminity and masculine mascularity.Men exerted the dominance of their sex and relegated women to a position of quiescent inactivity and idealistic purity. Oscar Wilde was definitely ahead of his time,born at a … Continue reading

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an open letter to the closed mind of Roald Dahl

“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face … Continue reading

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