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“I Was a Good Witness”: A Rumor of War by Philip Caputo

War memoirs hold a special place in American literature. They tell a story about an important aspect of our culture, give perspective on significant historical events, and allow those who have never seen war in person to get a glimpse of what it’s like for our soldiers and veterans. There have been a lot of… Continue reading “I Was a Good Witness”: A Rumor of War by Philip Caputo

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“A Blank Check for Whining”: Julie & Julia by Julie Powell

Julie & Julia, both the original blog and the ensuing book, is what dreams are made of. It’s an early example of the power of the Internet, of random projects, of opening up your life to the world in an online format before it was ‘cool.’ Before blogs were all about aesthetic or DSLR photos with… Continue reading “A Blank Check for Whining”: Julie & Julia by Julie Powell