Archives For April 2013

 

Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)


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Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
By Eduardo Galeano

Read the Kirkus review

 

Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)


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Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
By Michael Pollan

Listen to an interview from NPR

 

Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)


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Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods
By Christine Byl

Read the starred review in Publishers Weekly

 

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
9 April 2013

 

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“He who loves his dream of a community more that the Christian community itself becomes a destroyer of the latter, even though his personal intentions may be ever so honest and earnest and sacrificial.”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who died on this day 1945
*** Books by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

 

“I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.” – Charles Baudelaire, *** Books by Charles Baudelaire

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Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

 

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:
(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)


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Bread & Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes
By Shauna Niequist

Watch for our review in our next print issue.

Watch the book trailer

 

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
3 April 2013

 

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Poem of the Day: “Easter Wings” – George Herbert
(For the season of Easter.) Herbert was born on this day in 1593

 

“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.”

Novelist Graham Greene, who died on this day in 1991.
*** Books by Graham Greene 

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
2 April 2013

 

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

 

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“As citizens we have to be more thoughtful and more educated and more informed. I turn on the TV and I see these grown people screaming at each other, and I think, well, if we don’t get our civility back, we’re in trouble.” – Singer/Songwriter, Emmylou Harris, born on this day 1947
***Albums by Emmylou Harris

“There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.” – Novelist, Emile Zola, born on this day 1840
*** Books by Emile Zola

 

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