LitStack Review: A Fort of Nine Towers by Qais Akbar Omar

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A Fort of Nine Towers Qais Akbar Omar Farrar, Straus and Giroux First Edition: April 16, 2013 ISBN 978-0374157647 When my daughter was seven years old, she was in 2nd grade in the Minneapolis public school system.  She was a good student, struggled in math some, occasionally had to deal with another girl who liked [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – As Much a Friend as Those Who Breathe

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It doesn’t happen very often, when a time in your life is evoked in a very powerful way; when the shadows of your past are brought into sharp focus and you do more than remember what was:  you feel as you did at that time, with sensibilities, sensations and who you were all alive and vibrant again, [….]