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Review: Sisters of the War by Rania Abouzeid

SISTERS OF THE WAR by Rania Abouzeid is a non-fiction narrative about the horrific tragedies in Syria. It focuses on two girls, Ruha and Hanin, and their families who experience deep loss and painful experiences over years of war and … Continue reading

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Lament: The Art of Research Lost and Found

When I was still teaching high school English, I used to get occasional research papers with the URL from which the words had been stolen printed at the bottom. I don’t know if the students thought I was a complete … Continue reading

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Editorializing on the Front Page

Wow.  If there was ever any doubt that a picture really does speak a thousand words, it’s gone now. Ouch.  While it’s a bit ironic that The Star Ledger would comment on other news (and I use the term lightly … Continue reading

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Of Note in The Montclair Times: Jumping the Shark

Have I mentioned how much I love the “Say What?” column in my beloved local newspaper?  The Montclair Times started it up last year, and it’s always entertaining to read. It asks sometimes irreverent questions and makes astute observations in … Continue reading

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