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Read Books

I love to read!  And I’ve gotten into the habit of buying books at local library book sales.  A week or so ago I started reading one of the books I got on sale (for only a buck!).  It’s a like-new hardcover copy of Tom Wolfe’s “The Bonfire of the Vanities.” Coincidentally, I read an […]

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Write A Book

The kids may have gone back to school, but here on the George Blog, it’s still summer reading season!  So, today’s I Knew That! celebrates libraries and reading (all year round)! Answer tomorrow!

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If you’ve followed this blog, you’ll know that I love to read. In addition to hanging out at the local library, this online virtual library in today’s “I Knew That!” is my next favorite place for getting books (Ebooks). And, as mentioned in various blog posts here,  I did a summer reading program.  I just […]

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The other day I was tuning in radio shows on the internet.  I happened to hear author Nelson DeMille on the Mark Simone radio show (WOR 710 AM out of  New York, NY).  You can hear the broadcast here. It seems Amazon.com isn’t being as open to writers and book publishers as one would think.  Approximately […]

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As many readers of this blog know, I’m making more and more use of the local library. I recently finished reading  “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson.  It’s a terrific book! Now I’m working on “Eragon” by Christopher Paolini.  I’m also fitting in “Very Good, Jeeves” (the the Jeeves short stories by P.G. Wodehouse.) With all […]

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When I graduated from high school, my parents gave me a very nice graduation party.  Friends and relatives arrived and I received a lot of nice gifts and good wishes. One gift stood out, though.  Keresztapa (my mother’s Godfather.  Keresztapa means Godfather in Hungarian) gave me the complete set of Sherlock Holmes books by Sir Arthur […]

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