Happiness is having your own library card. — Sally Brown (Peanuts)
Can any political thriller top the extreme antics of real life these days? Stacey Abrams makes her case.
Bill Bryson made his name with witty travelogues that spanned the world. But does the shtick ever get old?
Before drifting away entirely, he found himself reflecting—not for the first time—on the peculiarity of adults. They took laxatives, liquor, or sleeping pills to drive away their terrors so that sleep would come, and their terrors were so tame and domestic: the job, the money, what the teacher will think if I can get JennieContinue reading “They Said It: Stephen King”
Past and present once again collide for Fin Macleod in the Outer Hebrides in this finale to Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy.
What I’m reading outside of books this week | An American Bluestocking
I like libraries. It makes me feel comfortable and secure to have walls of words, beautiful and wise, all around me. I always feel better when I can see that there is something to hold back the shadows. Roger Zelazny (1937-1995)
Her mother’s death leads Elizabeth on a journey to discover her father’s true identity and why her mother refused to talk about her life before Elizabeth was born.
What I’m reading outside of books this week
How do you measure human arousal? And where does the money or the volunteers come from? Mary Roach explains in ‘Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex’