The Wake Up Call – 20 December 2012

December 20, 2012 — Leave a comment

 

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
20 December 2012

 

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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Books make great last-minute Christmas gifts…
Check out our Christmas Giving Guide and Support the ERB:
http://englewoodreview.org/englewood-review-of-books-2012-christmas-giving-guide/

 

Poem of the Day: “In Whom We Live and Move and Have our Being” – Denise Levertov, who died on this day 1997
*** Books by/about Denise Levertov

 

“We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.”  – John Steinbeck, who died on this day 1968
*** Books by John Steinbeck

 

Happy 55th Birthday to Singer/ Song-writer Billy Bragg!
Listen to his rendition of Woody Guthrie’s “Christ for President” recorded with Wilco…
*** Albums by Billy Bragg

 

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

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