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H.R. Jakes

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H. R. JAKES, a writer who lives in Texas, pens the Curious Autobiography series. He compiled the story of his mother, Elaine Jakes. He has been writing all his life, and she thus felt confident to entrust him with that task. Through him, further books in this series will be forthcoming, first among them Curious Recipes: The Mostly Welsh Cookbook of Elaine Jakes, a charming (and tasty) combination of Elaine’s tales with detailed recipes, featuring as an aspect of every vignette the story behind each culinary delight.

He has 7 children, speaks with pen, is a polyglot, and bikes a lot.

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Commonplace Thoughts of a Residual Welshman: Book Murdering, Magic, and Female Orgasm

I recently read an article about someone named Alex who has been dubbed “Book Murderer.”[1]  Truth is, of course, this man is not a book murderer, per se, but rather merely a book mutilator.  Book murderers burn books, while book mutilators are those who do what Alex does: he cuts the big books in half to make the more portable, easier to take on the road.

Alex stands in a long and distinguished l

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