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All Seated On The Ground

Aliens have finally landed on earth, but they’ve been parked in the middle of Denver University campus for nine months now and have yet to say a thing. They just stand there, glaring. And now it is almost Christmas…. My daughter has been after me to start reading Connie Willis. This light, funny Christmas novella […]

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The Male Factor

This book endeavors to help women better understand men in the workplace. Generally speaking, men want women to succeed. However, different neurological wiring cause men and women to respond differently in the office. Men find it much more easy to compartmentalize. They prefer separate sphere: keep business and personal separate. Women’s brains are more integrated […]

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Where the Lake Becomes the River

This novel reminds me that good fiction tells deeper truths than non-fiction ever can. Betterton is a local author (Chapel Hill) who grew up in the Mississippi Delta, where her novel is set. Through the voice of character Parrish McCullough we follow the development of her family, meeting a wide range of characters — human […]

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