Sarah Angleton

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Sarah Angleton studied literature and creative writing at the University of Missouri. She loves history, but is most fascinated by the stories of the people who lived it. A reader and writer of historical fiction, she also blogs weekly as the Practical Historian, exploring the ridiculous in both history and modern-day family life. Her books include the humorous essay collection Launching Sheep & Other Stories and Gentleman of Misfortune, a novel about the Joseph Smith papyri. Look for a new historical novel, Smoke Rose to Heaven, coming in February of 2020.

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Launching Sheep & Other Sto...

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An Exhilarating Fight to the Death

This past week saw the official opening of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, with some definite adjustments. There are no cheering crowds and the athletes arbitrarily wear masks when they don’t have the immediate need to breathe. Viewership in the US is way down, I’m sure partly because seeing empty stadiums is unsettling and partly because so many people have given up cable in favor of streaming servi

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This book is strange. The premise is intriguing, and Erdrich never disappoints with her beautiful use of language, fascinating little holes of research, and unique ways of thinking about the world. But as a work of dystopian fiction I found it incred ...more
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Hm. What to say about this book? If you are coming to it hoping for an intriguing entwined tale of murder and a world's fair, I think you'll be disappointed. That's not what this is. This is two books thrown together and very loosely connected. One i ...more
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Ansel Adams
“No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.”
Ansel Adams

Gustave Flaubert
“You must write for yourself, above all. That is your only hope of creating something beautiful.”
Gustave Flaubert

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