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“When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.”
William Shakespeare
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Confederate Reckoning by Stephanie McCurry
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The Confederate States of America was not monolithic, but those who created it made an image and declared it so. Those powers (consisting of almost exclusively of white male wealthy slaveholders) also had definite ideas of who counted and who didn't. ...more
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Lincoln's Melancholy by Joshua Wolf Shenk
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A fascinating look into the 19th century mindset, along with new insights on Abraham Lincoln. Not only should we take another look at how Lincoln handled the big things in his life, but how the little bumps ordinary folks take in stride affected him; ...more
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In the Devil's Snare by Mary Beth Norton
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Excellent reading for anyone interested in early American history; especially the culture of the times. Families with deep roots in New England will find added dimensions to their ancestors' lives (if they don't find their ancestors - I did). Some de ...more
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Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber
Gather, Darkness!
by Fritz Leiber
read in January, 1970
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Classic sci-fi. Strange, fantastic world ruled with a religious fanaticism, from monkey on your back cloning/spying to angel/drones in the sky, so much in this one resonates with what's going on today.
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The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Classic must read. Provides all kinds of insight on human nature and results of human action. Events beyond human control can still provide humans with the means necessary to carry on.
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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit
by J.R.R. Tolkien
read in January, 1972
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Classic, classic fantasy. Easy read for all ages
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William Shakespeare
“When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.”
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Collection)

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