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The Macmillan Dictionary describes the word “controversy” as: a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about. Now to think that a book can cause a disagreement about social or moral issues is not all that astounding. Don’t get me wrong, but the multitude of such books has only risen with time. I know we say we don’t need reassurance from anyone regarding our selection of reading...
Post by: Sonia Safri
In the concluding part of the series on setting up a library at home, we shall now look at a comprehensive list of 10 must haves in your personal library. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller The novel describes the wartime experiences of an Army Air Corps Captain John Yossarian. Captain John Yossarian, a bomber pilot is trying hard to make it through WWII alive. But the only excuse the Army accepts for refusing to fly a mission is insanity. So Yossarian constantly devises...
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  He was not the Model Boy of the village. He knew the model boy very well though — and loathed him. Within two minutes, or even less, he had forgotten all his troubles. Not because his troubles were one whit less heavy and bitter to him than a man’s are to a man, but because a new and powerful interest bore them down and drove them out of his mind for the time - just as men’s misfortunes are forgotten in the excitement of new enterprises.- The ...
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              While I bask in the reads of the new season, I’m chilling out reading many books ranging from classics to psycho-thrillers. Folks, send your queries and as always I look forward to answering them.   I’m a mother of a five year-old boy. While I’ve been reading stories to him every day, I feel that my reservoir of stories has run out. Could you tell me of a few reads that I can read to my so...
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