VOLUME 6, Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call – 7 January 2013

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
7 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:

 

“Genuine good taste consists in saying much in few words, in choosing among our thoughts, in having order and arrangement in what we say, and in speaking with composure.”  – Theologian François Fénelon, who died on this day in 1715
[ Our recent review of Francois Fenelon: A Biography ]

 

“A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.”  Author Zora Neale Hurston, born on this day 1891|
*** [easyazon-link keywords=”zora neale hurston” locale=”us”]Books by Zora Neale Hurston[/easyazon-link]

 

“The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he’s in business.” – Poet, John Berryman, who died on this day in 1972.
*** [easyazon-link keywords=”John Berryman” locale=”us”]Books by John Berryman[/easyazon-link]

 

Book News:

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

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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