Moral of the Story: Books About War

I’ve been reading a lot of books about war lately. And even the ones that haven’t been about war, have still included death. It’s been pretty gloomy, but I’ll try not to bring the mood down too low in this post!

I just wanted to highlight two books, and an interesting difference/similarity I observed between them.

1. For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway. Read more about Moral of the Story: Books About War

Moral of the Story: Ender's Game

A couple of weeks ago I sent a photo to a friend, documenting the various components of my evening activities – I was curling up with a good book, cheese and crackers, and some tasty local(ish) beer. She wrote back (and I paraphrase), “you’re reading that??” Read more about Moral of the Story: Ender's Game

Normal, natural, necessary, nice

It’s totally normal to spend time on blogging; all the academics are doing it these days!

Besides, it’s only natural to want to share the fruits of one’s labour with the broader community.

Not to mention that in this day and age, it’s becoming more and more necessary for academics to show that they can communicate outside of the ivory tower as well.

In fact, I just think it’s really nice to blog, that’s why I do it!

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