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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Hidden Staircase
Mildred Benson, Carolyn Keene
Progress: 109/182 pages
Burnt Offerings: Valancourt 20th Century Classics
Robert Marasco, R.C. Bray
Progress: 76 %
The Hidden Staircase
Carolyn Keene
Progress: 111/206 pages
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 6%.

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple - Jeff Guinn

Jimmy's two earliest and most enduring lessons from his mother were these: There was always some "them" out to get you, and "reality" was whatever you believed. 

 

Well. That sounds an awful lot like a current cult-like leader and his rabid followers.