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Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 145: The Lies of The Ajungo by Moses Ose Utomi

  When you have been taught lies, what do you believe in? Is it preferable to lie in order to safeguard society from the truth? Both questions get answered in The Lies of the Ajungo by Moses Ose Utomi. I came across this novella from the Goodreads recommendations...

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 143: The Locked Room (New York Trilogy #3) by Paul Auster

Can you find your true self in living out your best friend's wishes? The narrator of The Locked Room, the last novel in Paul Auster’s innovative New York Trilogy, attempts to answer that question. A man named Fanshawe has gone missing, leaving his wife, child, and a...

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 142: Ghosts (New York Trilogy #2) by Paul Auster

Ghosts is the second novel in Paul Auster's innovative New York Trilogy. As a tribute, I've decided to revisit his most celebrated work and share my impressions after three decades later after since my initial reading. Blue, a private detective, has been commissioned...

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 140: The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay

A significant sign that you are truly invested in a book is when you prioritize reading amidst your busy work week and other commitments, consistently devouring 10 pages here, 15 pages there, and 20-30 pages whenever you can. A novel that entices and captivates your...

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 139: Culture Care by Makoto Fujimara

"Culture care emphasizes that God cares for the whole of the creation (as his own artwork) and for history (as God's own story lived through our fallen reality), and that there is not one hair of our head or one moment of our journey that God does not pay close...

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 138: Art + Faith by Makoto Fujimara

I have always had a fascination with the intersection of art and faith, particularly from the perspective of American Christianity. Throughout most of my life as an adult (currently in my early fifties), and even prior to that, it seems like these two things have been...

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 136: A Red Death by Walter Mosley

When the IRS comes knocking at your door looking for back taxes, it will put you in an untenable position that provides no easy way out. Easy Rawlins finds himself in such a situation in the novel, A Red Death. A Red Death is the second novel in the Easy Rawlins...

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