Tag Archives: Greece

In Ancient Greece in the Company of Heroes

It’s Orange July and I have read an Orange Prize (now the Women’s Prize for Fiction) winner. It’s by a Brown alum (EVER TRUE!) who was there after we were. She’s made a marvelous use of her Classics degree in … Continue reading

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From Canada, Fugitive Pieces From the Legacy of the Holocaust

I have read a lot of Holocaust books in the course of my journey through the 1001 Books list. Each book has moved me, has added to my understanding of the time and place, of the experience of those whose … Continue reading

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List 5: Places I’d Like to Visit

Wow, this is a fun topic. I love traveling, and I had some great adventures traveling alone and with friends, on a budget or on the employer’s dime. So I’m going to do two lists: places I’d like to visit … Continue reading

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