Finding Books – Saving a Language and a Culture – by Renee Kimball

 Posted by Renee Kimball  “There are ways to recover, say tomato seeds, but language is an oral medium . . . it is gone if direct speakers are dead and nothing has been done to document it.” - Keren Rice In 2013, Raveena Aulakh reported that “half of the world’s 7,000 languages” faced extinction by … Continue reading Finding Books – Saving a Language and a Culture – by Renee Kimball

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4-Sentence Review: A Broom of One’s Own

  Posted by M. K. Waller   A while back, I accepted a challenge to write a book review of  Nancy Peacock’s memoir A Broom of One’s Own in only four sentences. Starting well before the due date, I wrote the first sentence of the review over and over, and deleted it over and over. For a while I wrote the … Continue reading 4-Sentence Review: A Broom of One’s Own