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>Book Review: "The Philosopher’s Kiss" by Peter Prange, Translated by Steven T. Murray


>Set in pre-victorian Europe, a young woman, Sophie Volland, witnesses her mother’s execution as a child, over accusations of witchcraft, love and betrayal. As an adult, she marries for a better station in… Continue reading

>Top Ten E-Books from Yesterday and Today Week Ending April 29, 2011


> Top 10 EBooks last 7 days from Gutenberg.org Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (5921) The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana (5816) The Song My Paddle Sings by E. Pauline… Continue reading

>Sales, Led by Digital, Jump at Amazon But Earnings Fall


>by Jim Milliot , http://www.publishersweekly.com: Sales in Amazon’s North America media segment rose 18% in the first quarter, to $1.89 billion, while sales in the North America electronics and general merchandise group jumped 63%,… Continue reading

>Judge okays Borders plan to pay $6.6M in bonuses


>From the Associated Press. Isn’t this a kick in the pants! A lawyer for bookseller Borders Group Inc. says a judge has approved paying executives up to $6.6 million in bonuses as the… Continue reading

Outlook Hates Me


Ok, so there is an all-important email I had to send out yesterday that included links and attachments to various sites I have.  The email took about twenty minutes to craft together.  Yes,… Continue reading

Daily Word Count


What is your writing style? Do you have a certain word count you try to reach? Or do you write for X amount of time per day? I break my day into tasks.… Continue reading

Open Letter to President Obama: Education, Employment, Health and Welfare


I’ve posted this on other blogs and social media sites.  It’s my experience with reverse discrimination over a ten year period, in a variety of settings. To:  President Barack Obama, United States, president@whitehouse.gov… Continue reading

Instead of books for Japan, please give to ShelterBox!


Since the book idea was a bust, I’ve decided to ask people to give to ShelterBox. The People of Japan have suffered not one, but four disasters: earthquake, tsunami, volcano and now nuclear… Continue reading

All My Own


Finally got an old blog network to remove my old blogs. Discovered my work was still on their network when a comment was posted from a link.  I had no idea.  Surprising still,… Continue reading

Welcome to the Brick ONeil blog


>Welcome to Just a Blog and Happy New Year! This is the 3rd incarnation of this Book Blog, having previously been on the now defunct blog networks http://360.yahoo.com/cwbybrick and http://spaces.live.com/BrickO.  You know the… Continue reading