Tag Archives: Norman Mailer

Giving Books Second Chances…or More

I’ve posted before about how I could not ‘get into’ the Hobbit/Lord of the Rings, nor the Narnia books and how now, I adore those series. I think there are others that I might need to go back to and … Continue reading

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Double Vision

No, not crossed eyes…two people’s visions! This week’s topic of what we read with our loved ones really strikes a chord with me. I was read to quite a bit when I was little, so my mother and aunt chose … Continue reading

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To Question or Not To Question; that is the Question

The topic this week is what question we would like to ask of our favorite authors. I cannot tell you what a bookhound I am. I am , and always have been, an avid reader,and before that, a compulsive listener. … Continue reading

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The Famous and the Infamous, Fans and Fiends

This week’s question as sent among us is:Have you written a “fan letter” to a famous author? Or spoken to a famous author? How did she/he respond? Most of us had not, apparently, as nearly all the posts have gone … Continue reading

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