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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

The King’s Speech: good movie, very bad history. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine

The King’s Speech: good movie, very bad history. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine. The Book Club spent Christmas Day at the movies.  We started out with True Grit: … Continue reading The King’s Speech: good movie, very bad history. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine