Amazon Eats Whole Foods

Amazon Moves Closer To Corporate Conglomerate Whole Foods CEO John Mackey called it a "marriage" and believes that the $13.7 billion dollar deal was "a dream come true." However, some stock holders are less than enthused about the hastily-arranged corporate nuptials. That's because it goes against good business sense. Whole Foods could have entertained offers... Continue Reading →

Literary Quote of the Week

“Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don't wear a watch, but your skeletons do, and they always know what time it is.” ― Sherman Alexie (Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven) 

Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson’s book Jesus’ Son portrays single serving slices of what it means to be alive. According to this provocative collection of short stories, there is more to being alive than simply breathing and eating.  This examination is relayed to the reader in terms of altered states of consciousness, jaded recollections and sexual fascinations. In... Continue Reading →

Author Quote of the Week

I am introducing a new addition to Noteworthy Literature called "Author Quote of the Week". You can already find insightful quotes from books (Literary Quote of the Week), but sometimes I run across a thought-provoking quote from one of my favorite authors. This week is all about identity. I hope you enjoy: "I am a... Continue Reading →

Revisiting The House on Mango Street

It's been more than 10 years since I first read - The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Yet in light of Donald Trump's recent inflammatory comments about Mexican immigrants, I thought I'd revisit Cisneros' punchy little novel about finding a sense of belonging. The House on Mango Street is written in an episodic... Continue Reading →

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