The original Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader was a book that was literally meant to help pass the time in the bathroom. It is filled with a number of stories in varying lengths so you could read a short passage if you weren’t going to be
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The range of fiction available in Spanish is astounding, with almost all popular English works ranging from Cervantes and Dumas to Dan Brown and John Grisham being available in the language. In fact, you can find the complete works of almost all English best-selling authors in the form of Spanish paperbacks as well as audio
So, David Sedaris can be hilarious. He can be laugh out loud funny in fact, but sometimes he is only incidentally humorous. When I picked up a copy of Me Talk Pretty One Day I expected that my uncontrollable laughter would have cafes full of people staring at me as I guffawed uncontrollably at Sedaris’ literary antics.
If you have read up on the beliefs of the Maya or seen any of the TV shows that have been centered around the year 2012, Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization’s End delves into these. According to Mayan legend, there will be an earth changing event occurring in December of 2012. Many say it will be the end of mankind as we know it.
Far more than mere tales to amuse children, they passed along the collective wisdom of the tribes. In the 1830s, government Indian Agent and ethnologist Henry R Schoolcraft learned the language of these people and went