The Wake Up Call –
9 November 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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“He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.” – Poet, Dylan Thomas. Remembering Thomas, who died on this day in 1953
“What’s the harm of a little mystification? It sure beats boring statistical analyses.” – Carl Sagan, born on this day 1934
“The joy that isn’t shared dies young.” – Poet Anne Sexton, born on this day 1928
- LA Review of Books: Review of James C. Scott’s Two Cheers for Anarchism
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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