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Erich Segal, 1937-2010

Love StoryWhen I was a young adult, I loved to read Erich Segal's books.  He passed away on Sunday in London.  His most famous book was Love Story, which was made into the 1970 movie of the same name starring Ryan O'N...

Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Program

The Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Program (HDRP) is a voluntary program to assist homeowners who reside in Harris County but outside the City of Houston, whose homes were affected by Hurricane Ike by providing financial assistance to repair damage and when necessary reconstruct home.

Eligibility Requirements

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2009 Nobel Prize in Literature

The 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature was annouced yesterday.  The winner is Herta Müller, a Romanian-born German writer.

The AppointmentThe Appointment

I've been summoned. Thursday, ten sharp. Thus begins one day in the life of a young clothing-factory worker during Ceausescu's totalitarian regime. She has been questioned before; this time, she believes, will be worse. Her crime? Sewing notes into the linings of mens suits bound for Italy. Marry me, the notes say, with her name and ad...

1939 - A Magical Year in Movies

Seventy years ago was a magical year in movies.  1939 arguably saw more movies released that still resonate as classics than any other year before or since.  Who can forget classics such as Gone with the Wind, The Wizard Of Oz, Mr....

Books on the Bayou 2009 - Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching GodTheir Eyes Were Watching GodThe 2009 Books on the Bayou Selection is Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. Books on the Bayou runs from October 1 throuch October 31.

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