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The Pilot Fish by Vince DeOrchis

What I did not know about pilot fish: they are a carnivorous species of fish that, because of their tendency to follow ships

Book Banning A Short History

A few years ago, in this column, I wrote a column comparing some children’s book series over time. One of them, of course,

Debunking Howard Zinn by Mary Grabar

There is a line in the film Sophie’s Choice, and no doubt some similar reference in the book as well, that stayed with me

An Instance of the Fingerpost

An Instance of the Fingerpost By Iain Pears Published: 2000

“It is 1663, and England is wracked with intrigue and civil strife.”

SAND, or Once Upon a Time in the Jazz Age

SAND, or Once Upon a Time in the Jazz Age by Doug Brode

Illustrated by Rose Mary Moziak – A GRAPHIC NOVEL –

Shadows of the Night

I couldn’t quite figure out the person at the heart of this auto-biographical book. He seemed a little arrogant, sometimes angry, sometimes a

On the Coffee Table

Ever since my dad read his way through the entire World Book Encyclopedia, I have been intrigued by books that fill your mind

The Loomis Gang by George W. Walter

The Loomis Gang by George W. Walter & Frontier Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Loomis Gang by E.

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Translated and with an Introduction by Jack Zipes

You Topia

At some point in my young life, I was exposed to Utopian, and Dystopian literature. More than likely, Dystopian came first given