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Aesha’s Story

I found this story after reading about a woman in Afghanistan executed by the Taliban over some trumped up story of adultery. This one is a story about survival.  Worth watching. CNN: Saving Aesha

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Inquiry Is Not An Enemy of Faith

I came across a film on Netflix titled Agora.  Because I’m doing a lot of research on the ancient world, I thought it might be interesting to watch. The film was about a woman philosopher, astronomer and mathematician living in Alexandria, Egypt in 400 A.D.  Her name is Hypatia.  She lived right at the time…

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>Tina’s Review of The Best American Mystery Stories 2010, Edited by Lee Child

> Happy Valentine’s Day! As I’ve been reminding everyone, nothing says love like a nice crime fiction novel — or in this case, story collection. Because as everybody knows, Love and Death walk hand in hand through this world. The well-muscled human heart is capable of reddish deeds both glorious and horrific, that’s for certain,…

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>What you should be reading….

>If you’re looking for some books to really sink your teeth into, try these recommended by my favorite ABD. She will explain why:I have no time for fun reading, but with the justification that they are “postcolionial” in nature, I reread Tayeb Salih’s Season of Migration to the North and J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for…

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>Tina’s Review of The Science Tarot by Logan Austeja Daniel, Martin Azevedo, and Raven Hanna

>As the new year begins, I find myself hard at work promoting the book that’s coming out (February 1st! OMG!) and writing the book that my editor wants to see a hundred pages for (another OMG). So my To-Be-Read pile of books is nearing skyscraper proportions, and it’s not looking to be reduced anytime soon.…

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