Author Archives: J.M. Northup

My Book Review of At the Bottom of New Lake (Warmer collection)

At the Bottom of New Lake by Sonya Larson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Interesting View I liked Chauntao’s view of the world over the teacher’s. It gave an interesting perspective of how disaster broke down the barriers in many ways. It showed that poverty was something much greater than lacking posessions and that the accumulation of “wealth” might

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#DidYouKnow – Jeanette Rankin?

First Woman Elected To American Congress Jeanette Rankin was a remarkable woman who fought for woman’s suffrage. Then, in 1916, when most women still didn’t have the right to vote, Jeanette became one of two members of the U.S. House of Representatives for Montana. She served two terms (during WWI and WWII) as a Republican, known for being a women‘s

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Writers 2 Remember: Iris Murdoch

One of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945“ Iris Murdoch was a philosopher and writer who made an impact on how we looked at characters as well as issues with good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. She looked at writing in a way that dealt with the complexities and layers in ways that weren’t mainstream or

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