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CELEBRATING ALEX HALEY

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 2036ALEX HALEY BORN 95 YEARS AGOIthica, New York (JFK+50) Alex Haley, the author of Roots, was born 95 years ago, August 11, 1921, here in Ithica.  Mr. Haley's book was the basis for the 1977 television mini-seri...
by JFK+50 on Aug 11, 2016

Code Name: Papa – Book Excerpt Plus a GIVEAWAY!

Read below to find out how you can WIN a free copy of this book! Excerpted from Code Name: Papa by John Murray Chapter 2 After a nice little walk, talking all the way, we came to the study. The butler opened the doors for us, and then quietly closed...
by Epic Book Quest on Jul 12, 2016

Flashback Friday

//FLASHBACK FRIDAY…where I take a look back at my Readage from years past, and reflect upon my interests and reading-related memories…// 1 YEAR AGO, I was reading: Yes Please, by Amy Poehler, 2014 VERDICT: ♥ I REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK! LAUGH-OU...
by Readage on Jun 23, 2016

Saving My Assassin by Virginia Prodan

Saving My Assassinby Virginia ProdanISBN-13: 9781496411846Trade Paperback: 304 pagesPublisher: Tyndale House Publishers Released: June 7, 2016Source: Review copy from the publisher.Book Description, Modified from Back Cover: At just under five feet t...
by ChristFocus Book Club on Jun 7, 2016

The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley (MAXNotes Literature Guides) by Anita J. Aboulafia

The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley (MAXNotes Literature Guides) by Anita J. Aboulafia – biography is the biography written by another person from the beginning to the end of a person’s..
by Best Novel Review on Jun 4, 2016

Range Rover 3.0 Autobiography LWB 2016 Resmi Mengaspal Di Indonesia

OTONITY.com – Mobil Range Rover 3.0 Autobiography LWB 2016 Terbaru, Pasar Indonesia kembali kedatangan mobil mewah di tahun 2016 ini. Kali ini PT Grandauto Dinamika (GAD) memboyong All New Range Rover 3.0 Autobiography LWB yang diluncurkan pada har...
by Berita Otomotif on Jun 3, 2016

Range Rover Evoque Indonesia 2016 Resmi Meluncur

Mobil Terbaru Range Rover Evoque, Tanah Air kedatangan dua mobil mewah lagi. Kali ini dua mobil baru tersebut datang dari produsen mobil mewah asal Inggris, Land Rover. PT Grandauto Dinamika selaku agen pemegang merek Land Rover di Indonesia menghadi...
by Mobil Baru on Jun 3, 2016

STORIES OF MY LIFE !

An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful.                                            -  George OrwellDon't dismiss on one stroke that all back-benchers are not worthy students. In good pa...
by KNOWEB on May 28, 2016

Wordsmith Wednesday

//WORDSMITH WEDNESDAY…//where I excerpt from the book I’m reading/showcasing this week Excerpts from “Troublemaker” by Leah Remini, Ballantine books, © 2015 Since I left the Church of Scientology in 2013, I am often asked the...
by Readage on May 24, 2016

Book: Managing Bubbie by Russel Lazega

This review is supposed to be written last month but it had to be delayed due to my tight schedule. I received this book from the author himself, Russel Lazega. It’s an interesting and warmth memoir dedicated to Bubbie. I would like to thanks Rus...
by The Jesselton Girl on Apr 26, 2016

Book Review: “Never Broken” by Jewel

People living their lives for you on T.V./They say they’re better than you and you agree/He says “Hold my calls from behind those cold brick walls”/Says “Come here boys, there ain’t nothing for free”/Another doctor...
by Readage on Apr 9, 2016

A Memoir Doesn’t Have to Tell the Truth

This is a guest post from Hannah Engler. Hannah is currently an English major at the University of Michigan. She ... The post A Memoir Doesn’t Have to Tell the Truth appeared first on BOOK RIOT.
by Book Riot on Feb 25, 2016

Spotlight: Movie Review

"Spotlight" is as shocking as it is as riveting. The film is the perfect example of how a thriller can be effective even without any fights and guns-a-blazing action. The ensemble cast solidly delivers on a premise that has the workings and design to...
by Reel Advice on Feb 12, 2016

Happy Hoofer by Celia Imrie

Paperback: 309 pagesGenre: AutobiographyPublisher: Hodder and Stoughton 2011 Source: Tywyn Public LibraryFirst Sentences:'So when am I going to see you on the goggle-box?' my father said to me when I left drama school. Sadly...
by LindyLouMacBook Reviews on Jan 18, 2016

The Big Short: Movie Review

"The Big Short" is a film that is a no-holds barred look into the 2008 financial crisis - how and why it happened and the aftermath it left around the globe. It talks about mortgage, bonds, banks, debts - topics that any layperson would find boring a...
by Reel Advice on Jan 13, 2016

AUTOBIOGRAPHY - President Carter's Chief of Staff

"How a boy from segregated South grew up to be Jimmy Carter’s chief of staff" PBS NewsHour 11/26/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Before he was Jimmy Carter’s chief of staff, Hamilton Jordan was just a boy living in a deeply segregated south.  For...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 30, 2015

Life of Pakistani Politician and Cricket Legend Imran Khan

Only a decade ago, Imran Khan’s just-completed mansion on a hill outside the Pakistani capital Islamabad was so remote that he was attacked by armed robbers on his way home.“There were hardly any houses and there was a dirt track all up here and...
by Finding Neverland on Nov 21, 2015

Don’t Think You’re a Feminist? Read Gloria Steinem’s MY LIFE ON THE ROAD.

“What seems to be one thing from a distance is very different close up,” writes Gloria Steinem in the preface to My Life On the Road. She’s speaking, through a landscape, of us–of people, all of us, in our wild, … Contin...
by Book Riot on Oct 27, 2015

Love Casts Out Fear by Brother Nathan & David Culross

Love Casts Out Fearby Brother Nathan, David CulrossISBN-13: 9780801016882Paperback: 192 pagesPublisher: Baker BooksReleased: Oct. 6, 2015Source: ebook review copy from the publisher through NetGalley.Book Description from Goodreads: When Brother Nat...
by ChristFocus Book Club on Oct 17, 2015

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

                                              Paperback: 281 pagesGenre: Autobiography Publisher: Random Press 1969...
by LindyLouMacBook Reviews on Sep 10, 2015


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