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The war to end all wars …

I’ve been fascinated with the First World War for a long time, probably working backward from post-war literature to find out more about this event that tore the very core of Western man’s belief in humanity and God. So when … Continue reading

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Hail Caesar

I just finished Caesar: Life of a Colossus. I think my interest in things Roman dates back to St. Anselm Catholic school, where I survived two years of Latin (nomen mihi est Robertus) and stumbled across the Robert Graves masterpiece … Continue reading

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Getting Stoned

I had never heard of Robert Stone. I’m not sure how I missed him given my interest in the Beats, the Pranksters and other assorted distortions in the literary canon that occurred in the ’50s and ’60s, but I finally … Continue reading

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