#DailyBookQuote 09Dec13 : Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird
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#DailyBookQuote 09Dec13 : Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird

#DailyBookQuote : 9th December 2013   –          Jerzy Kosinski (June 14, 1933 – May 03, 1991) –          Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Called by the Los Angeles Times one of the most imposing novels of the decade, it was eventuallly … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 19Nov13 : Jeffrey Archer’s Kane and Abel
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#DailyBookQuote 19Nov13 : Jeffrey Archer’s Kane and Abel

#DailyBookQuote : 19th November 2013   –          Jeffrey Archer (15th April 1940) –          Jeffrey Archer’s Kane and Abel Born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world, both men are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream. These two men — ambitious, powerful, ruthless … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 07Nov13 : Carl Sagan’s Cosmos
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#DailyBookQuote 07Nov13 : Carl Sagan’s Cosmos

#DailyBookQuote : 7th November 2013 – Carl Sagan (Nov 9, 1934 – Dec 20, 1996) –          Carl Sagan’s Cosmos Cosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series. In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization. Cosmos traces … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 22Aug13 : David McCullough’s John Adams
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#DailyBookQuote 22Aug13 : David McCullough’s John Adams

#DailyBookQuote : 22nd August 2013   –          David McCullough (July 07, 1933) –          David McCullough’s John Adams In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot ‘the colossus of independence’, as Thomas Jefferson called him, who spared nothing in his … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 12Aug13 : Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun
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#DailyBookQuote 12Aug13 : Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun

#DailyBookQuote : 12th August 2013   –          Dalton Trumbo (Dec 09, 1905 – Sep 10, 1976) –          Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun Joe Bonham, a young soldier serving in World War I, awakens in a hospital bed after being caught in the blast of an exploding artillery shell. He gradually realizes that he has … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 28June2013 Bill Bryson’s A Short History of nearly Everything
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#DailyBookQuote 28June2013 Bill Bryson’s A Short History of nearly Everything

#DailyBookQuote : 28June2013 –          Bill Bryson (Dec 8, 1951) –          Bill Bryson’s A Short History of nearly Everything In Bryson’s biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand, and, if possible, answer the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the … Continue reading