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HEARTBREAKING. HEROIC. HISTORIC.

HEARTBREAKING. HEROIC. HISTORIC.

It is heartbreaking to recently have lost Congressman John Lewis - a great man, a great American, a great hero in the Civil Rights Movement. It is equally heartbreaking to ponder the unfathomable injustices, pains and cruelties he had to suffer right from the start of...

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WHY CAN‘T WE JUST GET ALONG?

WHY CAN‘T WE JUST GET ALONG?

This iconic question is still being asked. An iconic book - How to Win Friends and Influence People - still proposes some answers. This book was one of only nine books recommended as “Iconic Reads,” a few years ago, in a magazine honoring the Top 100 Executives in...

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LIFE AND DEATH AND THE LIVING IN-BETWEEN

LIFE AND DEATH AND THE LIVING IN-BETWEEN

Lifetimes is a book whose subtitle says it all: “The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children.” The beauty of this book is threefold. First, the physical book itself is beautiful, with its large, page size illustrations incorporating “gorgeous wording.” Second, the...

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GOOD NEWS! KIDS DO COUNT!

GOOD NEWS! KIDS DO COUNT!

Good News! On June 22, 2020 the 31st edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT® Data Book arrived. This annual publication reports the latest available data (2018, prior to the pandemic) on trends and statistics in child well-being nationally and ranked by...

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OUT FROM UNDER THE KNEE

OUT FROM UNDER THE KNEE

Race matters. Now more than ever. We have recently been traumatized and roused to riots and protests by the horrific death of George Floyd. A police officer, callously ignoring pleas of “I can’t breathe,” kept his knee jammed on the dying man’s neck for over eight...

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TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS

TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS

The chorus of the above-cited song - by lyricist Johnny Mercer and composer Richard Whiting - might fittingly be played as background to reading this glorious book, One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Colombian Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez. While...

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WHEN SCIENCE READS LIKE A THRILLER

WHEN SCIENCE READS LIKE A THRILLER

Science reads like a thriller when the subject is “the life of” the world’s most famous equation, and the author is David Bodanis. Each of the five symbols in “E=mc2” merits its own chapter. Why? Because the stories behind each symbol are dramatic. The dramas are...

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LEAD INTO GOLD, GOLD INTO SPIRIT

LEAD INTO GOLD, GOLD INTO SPIRIT

An alchemist turns lead into gold. Brazilian author Paul Coelho has turned a slender magical tale into a modern classic. The Alchemist has a “devoted following around the world.” Its devotees include motivational speaker Anthony Robbins, Award-winning Actor Laurence...

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YARDWORK NO SHAME! NO SHAME!

YARDWORK NO SHAME! NO SHAME!

They gathered in the prison yard of a California maximum-security prison. There, 235 men - for the first time - discovered something about themselves - and each other. The roads that led them to prison were paved with the same “bricks.” These bricks were called...

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COMPANION on THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

COMPANION on THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

This book has made publishing history by having been on The New York Times bestseller list for ten consecutive years. First published in 1978, it made the list in 1983 and has been in print ever since - more than forty years - showing no signs of slowing down. It has...

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