Viva Escritora

Reporting from the bleacher seats …

TL;DR!? I didn’t spill much beer when I changed the blog theme; this sundry assortment is all over the board. Where is, as is. As always, enjoy! Or not. Amor Towles, A Gentleman in Milwaukee, WI, USA Milwaukee, WI – I attended the most excellent Boswell Book Company local independent bookstore author event last night …

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And I’ll attempt to keep it short but politics & religion – it is Sunday, after all, billionaire breakdown, and literature & poetry. Let’s go! Politics & Religion Israel envy. The Evangelicals are so behind the Trumpster building his wall because in spite of Jesus, they like the Old Testament Bible, they like Old Testament …

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Human Resources. On page 289 of the hardcopy of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, I tripped across the following description of Russian life in 1938 in a footnote: “*Stripped of their names and family ties, of their professions and possessions, herded together in hunger and hardship, the residents of the Gulag — the zeks — …

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Years end and what a year this was! This will be my most political year-end statement because it kicked off my 2017. In the late ’80’s, a brilliant classmate from China mentioned that the Chinese cultural revolution had been horrible, bad — her parents were educators. Her mother was still living in China. Her father had …

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