The Brothers Book Club

When I was 21 years old, I read The Brothers Karamazov, because I thought that is what erudite people did. I was going to Bible College at the time, getting a degree in theology. I proudly bought the unabridged version…

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Summer Book Club: The Brothers Karamazov

The editors and writers of Off the Page are readers first and foremost. We love words and the craft of writing. One of the greatest novels ever written is The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. D.L. Mayfield approached me with…

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For the first few months after he married our Mother, Step-Father spent most of his time clearing away the forest trees that surrounded our house. “The homestead,” he called it. We’d never called it that before. He cleared the trees,…

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