Hitchens to The Kings Speech screenwriter: You’re a dupe for the royal family. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine

The battle of words continues.  In my January 29, 2011 post, Christopher announced that The King’s Speech was a “good movie” but “very bad history.”    Not surprising, Christopher received … Continue reading Hitchens to The Kings Speech screenwriter: You’re a dupe for the royal family. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine

Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Greg Mortenson

We finished Three Cups of Tea and our unanimous choice for our next read was to continue with Dr. Greg. Stones Into School is the story of another school and … Continue reading Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Greg Mortenson

Goodreads | A Strange Eventful History by Michael Holroyd – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

Goodreads | A Strange Eventful History by Michael Holroyd – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists. I found a treasure again.  A Strange Eventful History tells the story of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and … Continue reading Goodreads | A Strange Eventful History by Michael Holroyd – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

Catching Life By the Throat: Poems from Eight Great Poets by Josephine Hart

Goodreads | Catching Life By the Throat: Poems from Eight Great Poets by Josephine Hart – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists. Christopher reminded me that poetry transcends generational and cultural differences by … Continue reading Catching Life By the Throat: Poems from Eight Great Poets by Josephine Hart