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Summer Reading 2019

For the next five weeks I’ll be covering weekdays for our editor Trish Nelson who is on summer break. This is my seventh year to provide summer posts, and more than ten years since I began posting at Blog for … Continue reading

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Late Summer Reading – 2018 Version

If you’re like me, most of what we read is on line articles. I also read full length books and have a goal on Goodreads to finish 16 this year. Among the ones I’ve finished and recommend are: Confessions of … Continue reading

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What An Iowa Progressive Reads

Most millennials I know don’t subscribe to cable television or read many books. That’s not to say they are uninformed, just that with the explosion of the Internet after the mid-1990s, there is so much to occupy one’s attention and … Continue reading

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Friday In Iowa: More Summer Reading

(Editor’s Note: BFIA returns to The Prairie Progressive: A Newsletter for Iowa’s Progressive Left for Prairie Dog’s summer reading list. More engaging books to read during this exceptionally pleasant summer weather). Five Books You Must Read This Summer By Prairie … Continue reading

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Friday In Iowa: Summer Reading

The phrase “summer reading” evokes when we took off from school, and had leisure time between Memorial Day and Labor Day. For some it still involves barbecuing, boating, swimming, vacations and a host of activities tied to youth. Today, people … Continue reading

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The Prairie Progressive Summer Reading List

Summer Lies:  Prairie Dog’s Summer Reading for 2013 Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain Against backdrops of the war in Iraq and a Dallas Cowboys football game, the author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara brutally but uproariously … Continue reading

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