Books

Retired DDN Journalist Writes “The Dayton Book Guys

Tillson details how the original group was made up of white men, almost all of them somewhat liberal in their political leanings, and how over the years the group has become more racially diverse. Most of these men are what you might call influencers; they had accomplished a lot in …

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The four books by Thomas Merton you must read

My mind has been busy with Thomas Merton a lot lately. I wrote a book about his life, Thomas Merton: an introduction to his life, teachings and practices, which was released on May 18. Thomas merton was one of those “labor of love” projects that have lasted for 35 years, …

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The Ages of Light, by Seb Falk

A 14th century astrolabe, one of the important instruments of medieval science (photo by Hasan … [+] Esen / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency via Getty Images It’s a review I’ve been sitting on for a while, because I’ve been too busy working on my own book to …

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Book recommendations as gifts for mom for Mother’s Day

Annie Metcalf of Magers and Quinn stopped by KARE 11 on Saturday with reading recommendations for mom. MINNEAPOLIS – Whether she only has a few precious minutes to read a week or dedicates time each day devouring the latest bestseller, books make a great gift for mom for Mother’s Day. …

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The beauty of a book does not diminish over time

David Carlson My wife and I had just returned from graduate school in Scotland in 1975 when I was offered a job with troubled teens at a suburban Chicago hospital. I remember being amazed to learn that my salary would be $ 11,000 per year, far more than anything I …

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