About Ron
I teach English and government in Okinawa, Japan. I love reading theology and fiction, and my52books.com helps keep me accountable. Reading with three kids under 5 is a bit of a challenge, but I keep trying to find ways to read more. My favorites writers are C. S. Lewis, Flannery O’ Connor, and Raymond Carver.

Ron’s #16: Night by Elie Wiesel

June 16, 2015 1

Love this book. Taught it again for the 12th or 13th time. Students love it, which makes assigning it much easier than other high school works. First review here. For the first time in all these years, a student had a problem with the truthfulness of Wiesel, and created a […]

Ron’s #15: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

June 14, 2015 0

A parent of a student I teach recommended this book to me a year ago. It looked interesting, but I do not run headlong into sci-fi books. Recently, I watched Atari: Game Over, a documentary about the company’s E.T. game. In it, the author of Ready Player One was interviewed, […]

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