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Winter’s Bone

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Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell is the reason I read—to be utterly transported to another place and dropped deep into a culture I didn’t know existed and would never otherwise experience.  It is to be placed into another person’s mind and upon leaving, feel as if your consciousness has been slightly altered forever.   Ree […]

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Many years ago I was in Israel visiting an archaeological museum perched high upon a dusty hill.  There I came upon something that took me by surprise:  dozens upon dozens of stone sarcophagi (carved and inscribed coffins) covered in images of women warriors fighting men in battle.  The women rode on horseback and fought with […]