Posts filed under: Book Review

I don’t know what there is about Kevin Hart. I just love him. Since I first encountered him in the movie, Get Hard (my kids laugh at me for how...
While there is still plenty of winter left and days by the fire go on, I’d like to suggest some reading inspiration for you. I hope to revisit many of the books...
It’s nine degrees out now, two earlier this morning. A fire is roaring in the fireplace here, the sun is going down (though it seems as though it was just...
On Christmas Eve, 1932, in South Detroit, “Saverio Armandonada warmed his hands underneath the tin lunch pail on his lap as he rode the trolley from the Chester Street stop...
I just got back from Thanksgiving in Copenhagen where, while you were eating turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, I was eating meatballs.  I went with my two sons to visit...
I don’t know about you, but I think one of the worst days of my life was Nov. 8, 2016. It felt like Sept. 11, 2001. Or that’s what it...
When I was little, my father (a big reader) had a collection of Uncle Wiggily books. They were books he’d owned as a child. We probably had 20 of these...
A few years ago, I went on a trip with extended family and a couple of intrepid friends to the Galapagos. The trip involved two nights in Quito, Equador, and...
I just returned from a week in London where I visited my daughter, who had a summer internship there. We got around quite a bit in seven days: saw two...
“History has failed us, but no matter. At the turn of the century, an aging fisherman and his wife decided to take in lodgers for extra money...” So begins the...
“For the record, my name is Kinsey Millhone. I’m a private investigator, licensed by the State of California, (now) thirty-three years old, 118 pounds of female in a five-foot-six-inch frame....
Susan Ohanian, Contributor A display at the Charlotte Public Library invites parents and others who care about young children’s literacy development to take a look at the new assault on childhood—baby...