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Divisions of the Pope

In the biography of Pope Pius XII we are currently reading at table there have been very few amusing movements.  Apparently Pius XII did not have the same sense of humor as his successor Pope John XIII.  However, at lunch … Continue reading

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Review of Napoleon: A Political Life

We spent about three months reading Englund’s biography of Napoleon.  This is a major time commitment for table reading, both lunch and dinner every day from late August to late October.  The French Emperor’s life is certainly fascinating, but as … Continue reading

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