The Vicissitudes of Travel
Travel disaster stories make the best travel writing. And Martha Gellhorn writes the best stories about the vicissitudes of travel.
What’s with Wives?
Have you noticed that here are a ton of books about wives out there these days? And some of them are really good.
Book, Book, Books … So Many Books
One of the things I loved about teaching was the energy required to keep a class attentive, on task, and not bored. And the reciprocal energizing thrill of watching them catch on fire. Because a room full of teenagers who are engaged …
Reading Round the Subject.
One of the great things about retirement is having time to read. And time to explore those “rabbit holes” that crop up when you’re reading a great book. Like when a book mentions a specific place or historical character and, instead of …