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My Latest Book

Morgantown to San Francisco, now at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1731008309

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THE LAST ILLUSION by Perry Mann

THE LAST ILLUSION “A dualist acknowledges a fundamental distinction between matter and mind. A monist, by contrast, believes mind is a manifestation of matter…and cannot exist apart from matter.” From “The God Delusion” by Richard Dawkins. My mother, like her … Continue reading

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Books I Have Loved

The Charleston Gazette is publishing short essays called Books I Have Loved. Here is mine published yesterday. My best friend in the Peace Corps introduced me to John Steinbeck. Tortilla Flat and Cannery Row were the first books that caused … Continue reading

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Quotes from Two Books

From Balkan Ghosts by Robert Kaplan: …the carrion stench of old people. Like any mistress, the West excites and fascinates us, but our relationship with it is episodic and superficial. (Concerning Greece) From Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux: …it … Continue reading

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