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Why Read Historical Fiction?

Why do we like to read historical fiction? Experts say if you want to learn about political history, read history books. If you want to learn about social history and what life was like at a given time and place, read historical fiction. While I happen to like reading history books, I find most of the […]

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Culling the Books

Hard books: Stack of books

King Solomon opined long ago, “of the making of books there is no end.” Of the owning of books there is no end, either, or at least it seems that way to me. After emptying the living room to paint, we’re now refilling the bookshelves and that means we’re culling the books at our house. […]

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