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Another Round of Bloodletting

Then he tells me I’ve got an issue with my iron. No big deal. Last year I was told I had an iron overload or hemochromatosis. That doctor explained to me that the treatment was simple and foolproof. I just needed to get a lobotomy. She asked, “Does that all make sense?” “Ahhhh … no. That does not make sense.” Continue reading

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My Review of Catch-22, an all-time classic

On some Top 100 lists for the greatest fiction ever written, Catch-22 is ranked top 10 and even top five, so why didn’t I like it? And what is the connection between Catch-22 and M.A.S.H.? I get to the bottom of it with my review. Continue reading

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Review | Van Gogh: A Life

Tweet Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve never read a book so thoroughly detailed. At times it felt like a day-by-day account of his 37 years. The book establishes early on that … Continue reading

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What book should I read next?

Tweet I have this cool tablet that can hold dozens of books; I call it my book shelf. Hard to carry around though. Anyways, I just finished three books and I’m trying to figure out what to read next. This … Continue reading

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The A&E Section

Back home in Minneapolis, I love getting the StarTribune Arts and Entertainment section on Sunday and reading interesting, in-depth articles about books, films, art, culture, trends, issues and more. The StarTribune was always good for at least one Prince mention. But not everyone has an A&E section in their hometown paper, due to the crazy nature of the newspaper industry. Here are a few articles I found this morning to help fill that gap … the SnydeRemarks A&E Section: Continue reading

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