Ex Libris: Born to Run

“The best runner leaves no tracks.” — Tao Te Ching Running is the…
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Ex Libris: Children’s Easter Favorites

While there may not be as many children’s books for Easter with an…
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The Revenge of Pearl Harbor

President Franklin Roosevelt described Dec. 7, 1941, as a date that would live…
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Ex Libris: A Night to Remember

In 1898, a poorly acclaimed novel called Futility was published about a luxury,…
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I Cannot Tell a Lie

When told that Napoleon Bonaparte was once attacked by a throng of angry…
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Ex Libris: Northern Money, Southern Land

The South Carolina Lowcountry, especially from Charleston to Hilton Head, is a beautiful…
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Ex Libris: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Full disclosure: I have a dog named Brontë, so this review will be…
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Ex Libris: Follow the River

“All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange,…
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Ex Libris: The Plantagenets

“What family doesn’t have its ups and downs?” — Eleanor of Aquitaine (Kathryn…
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Ex Libris: The Company

A book concentrated on the 350-year history of one company may not sound…
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Remembering 9/11

Twenty years ago, we could not have asked for a more beautiful morning;…
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Bound to the Past

While Beowulf is one of the most important and most translated works of…
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