The Wake Up Call –
28 January 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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BESTSELLER LISTS for this week:
- NY Times Bestseller List – Non Fiction
- NY Times Bestseller List – Hardcover Fiction
- Amazon Bestseller List – Christian Theology
Today is the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, the great philosopher of the middle ages…
Read more about Thomas’s life… Get the [easyazon-link asin=”B003MZ0RH6″ locale=”us”]Kindle ebook of G.K. Chesterton’s life of Thomas Aquinas[/easyazon-link] for only $0.99!!!
“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.”
– Poet William Butler Yeats, who died on this day in 1939
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“The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.”
– Jackson Pollock, who was born on this day in 1912
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- Telegraph: Beginnings of a C.S. Lewis / J.R.R. Tolkien co-written book discovered!!!
- LA Review of Books: Review: Janine Barchas’s Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!