Monthly Archives: November 2011

Last Train to Istanbul Review

Last Train to Istanbul By: Ayse Kulin Paige’s Rating: (3) of 5 Recommended for: History Readers When Selva falls in love with Rafael, a young Jewish man, their families are against their marriage and disown them. Together they go to … Continue reading

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The Year of Living Biblically Review

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible By: A.J. Jacobs Paige’s Rating: (4) of 5 Recommended for: Humor and Spirituality What would it require for a person to live all the … Continue reading

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Focusing on your own writer’s block

I was about to begin by writing, “we’ve all had writers block at one time or another,” and then I thought better. Besides being bad writing, reason enough to start over, that sentence presupposes that writer’s block is not supremely … Continue reading

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40 Rules of Love Review

The Forty Rules of Love By: Elif Shafak Paige’s Rating: (5) of 5 Recommended for: Love and Spirituality Turkish author Elif Shafak unfolds two tantalizing parallel narratives- one contemporary and the other set in the thirteenth century, when Rumi encountered … Continue reading

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