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A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is a non-fictional account of a person's life. Biographies are written by an author who is not the subject/focus of the book.
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The last five years of world history have been nothing if not...eventful. When living in interesting times, there's nothing better for...
“ You've got to marinate your head, in that time and culture. You've got to become them." (Speaking about researching, and reading, and immersing yourself in History) ...more ”
“ Anyone who has the temerity to write about Jane Austen is aware of [two] facts: first, that of all great writers she is the most difficult to catch in the act of greatness; second, that there are twenty-five elderly gentlemen living in the neighbourhood of London who resent any slight upon her genius as if it were an insult to the chastity of their aunts. ”
This is a group where we have fun, make new friends, and read some good books! The world is a b…more
[close] This is a group where we have fun, make new friends, and read some good books! The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.
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Everyone is welcome, this is a book club for all genres! For those of us who like to read everyt…more
[close] Everyone is welcome, this is a book club for all genres! For those of us who like to read everything!
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Whether you prefer Faulkner, O'Connor, McCullers or more recent authors of Southern Literature s…more
[close] Whether you prefer Faulkner, O'Connor, McCullers or more recent authors of Southern Literature such as Clyde Edgerton, Tom Franklin, William Gay, or Mark Childress, this is the place for you. We will have group reads of two book per month. Group reads will be based on member nominations and polls. While this group is not for adults only, I encourage our younger members to be old enough to attend R rated movies without accompaniment by an adult. The topics for discussion here are meant for mature audiences.
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This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underrep…more
[close] This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. This is also a place to discuss the controversial topics explored in The Underground Knowledge Series (non-fiction books) by James Morcan & Lance Morcan as well as the Underground Knowledge podcast show.
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