D.R. Bell

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Kiev, Ukraine

Kundera, Bulgakov, Murakami, Checkov

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I didn't plan to become a writer. In late 2012 a friend's death prompted me to ask what would be the one thing I regret not doing. I've always been an avid reader but have not had the courage to write. And I made a New Year resolution to write a book. That's how it started.

Since I don't depend on writing for my livelihood, I feel no pressure to "commercialize" my work or to follow "formulas for success." I do hope to say something meaningful and original about human existence. My books are not light reading and not to everyone's liking. I write about serious topics, such as the price of freedom and the corruption of power, a relationship between an individual and a state, tribal (in)tolerances, etc., but wrap them into action-filled sto

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President Biden Recognizes Armenian Genocide

Kudos to President Biden for doing the right thing in recognizing Armenian Genocide!
Governments of 28 nations, including Canada, Sweden, Italy, France, Argentina, Germany, Poland, Brazil and Russia, recognize the World War I massacre of Armenians as a genocide (in six of these countries denial of this genocide has been criminalized). It’s been recognized by the European Parliament and by the Catho Read more of this blog post »
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This book opened my eyes, not only to the Armenian genocide, but to the immense cover of what happened by the entire world for so many years after."
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