I was initially excited to see To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, and bought a pair of tickets months ago.
*** John “Fletch” Fletcher keeps busy. Photography, acting, doing voice-overs, playing bass, dancing salsa, teaching English…the list goes on. He studied film and video production in college at Notre Dame (and worked on the movie Rudy, which was shot on the campus). But he got away from his film roots for a while, working for … Continue reading A Road Less Traveled – Our Q&A with John Fletcher of FletchJr Photography
A few weeks ago, a small NewsWhistle contingent attended the 9th Annual Chekhov Variety Show, a celebration of Anton Chekhov’s birthday, at City Winery in NYC.
You’ve got a few weeks left to see Joan Miró: Birth of the World at MoMA (the Museum of Modern Art) in New York City—it’s here until June 15th.
Misty Copeland’s story is amazing, as is her dancing.
*** NOVEL: Ayesha at Last AUTHOR: Uzma Jalaluddin YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 *** This is a terrific book—Uzma Jalaluddin, a high school teacher and newspaper columnist, has knocked it out of the park with her first novel. A love letter to Jane Austen and William Shakespeare, a sweet, touching, and very funny romance, and a … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Ayesha at Last
*** NOVEL: Sense and Sensibility AUTHOR: Jane Austen YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1811 *** This one is truly a classic; if you haven’t read it, you are in for a treat, as it is one of the best debut novels ever written. (I’d put it up there with Jane Eyre and A Portrait of the Artist … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Sense and Sensibility
Melanie Marks has done something that many people dream about; it is rather a comfort to me to see that it can, in fact, be done.
Guy Fraser-Sampson sent me an email after he’d read my review of his novel, Death in Profile. It was quite lovely to hear from him.
One of the most delightful things about this epistolary novel is that it wasn’t intended to be a novel at all.