October 2, 1950 marks the day that Charlie, Lucy, and Snoopy saw their first print in multiple national newspapers. Other characters came later, each with a unique view of life… Read more Thank you, Charles Shultz →
“Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte
Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy, 1844 – 1881 William Edgar O’Shaughnessy’s career may have been as an assistant in the British Museum, but his true love was literature. Epic of Women… Read more OTR Celebrates Irish Poets →
“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you… Read more Happy Valentine’s Day →
“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ― Anaïs Nin
Palais de Chaillot, Paris, 7 June 1940 “Rumours are flying, all flatly contradictory, but it seems clear that the Germans are advancing on all fronts. It’s only a matter of… Read more Résistance →
“We live, we die, we are remembered, we are forgotten.” Julian Barnes, Nothing to Be Frightened Of I started to read “Nothing to Be Frightened Of” by Julian… Read more “Nothing to Be Frightened Of” →
Greg Mortenson’s ‘Three Cups Of Tea’ Web Of Lies Grows. On the Road is in the middle of reading Stones into Schools. It is a compelling account of the Dr. Greg’s journey into Afghanistan. It appears that Dr. Greg is in the middle of a controversy!