The Wake Up Call – 7 January 2013

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call -
7 January 2013

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

 

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BESTSELLER LISTS:

 

“Genuine good taste consists in saying much in few words, in choosing among our thoughts, in having order and arrangement in what we say, and in speaking with composure.”  – Theologian François Fénelon, who died on this day in 1715
[ Our recent review of Francois Fenelon: A Biography ]

 

“A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.”  Author Zora Neale Hurston, born on this day 1891|
*** Books by Zora Neale Hurston

 

“The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he’s in business.” – Poet, John Berryman, who died on this day in 1972.
*** Books by John Berryman

 

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Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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