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The Bluest Eye

Oh my where does one begin? Reading Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, is reading like every fledgling writer wishes they could write. It is the poetry of prose that so marvels the ear and heart that it’s easy to lose sight of all the rest offered. It is musical in the way that the strains […]

Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi is considered a spiritual classic. Written over mostly the first third of the last century,  Paramahansa Yogananda tells his story of growing up to become a world-famous yogi. From his boyhood Yogananda seemed destined for this life, and he was from an early age in search of his master, his guru. […]

The Righteous Mind

I’m not sure who Jonathan Haidt offends more with this book, the liberal or the conservative. Both have reason to moan, and perhaps ironically both can agree and just throw the book at Professor Haidt. We are not who we think we are. Such is his premise. We are not the rational, thinking, logical animals […]