*** There’s still a little summer left, so if you’re in the area, there’s still time, but not much time, for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, which finishes up on September 4th. First of all, the setting couldn’t be lovelier. The performances are at Boscobel, a gorgeous estate in Garrison, New York, overlooking the Hudson … Continue reading Summer’s End – Your Last Chance To See The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
84 Charing Cross Road is a story about a woman who corresponds with the manager and staff of an antiquarian book dealer for 20 years.
I recently read Bulletins from Dallas, a book by Bill Sanderson about UPI White House reporter Merriman Smith… and how he broke one of the biggest stories.
Jane Austen left the world six complete novels. Delightful as they are, no Janeite can help but wishing there were more.
Marjorie Silver’s new anthology, Transforming Justice, Lawyers, and the Practice of Law, introduces collaborative ways to change the legal landscape.
*** BOOK: Letters to a Young Poet AUTHOR: Rainer Maria Rilke YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1929 REVIEW: I was visiting the teen/young adult section in one of our local libraries the other night. My daughter was looking for a librarian’s recommendation on what to read next (she’s been devouring the Harry Potter books lately), and I … Continue reading Live Everything & Other Insightful Lessons – A Review Of “Letters To A Young Poet”
“Short, compelling, and eerie, Fever Dream is unlike anything else I’ve read.” — Laura LaVelle, NewsWhistle
*** ON OUR BOOKSHELVES *** NOVEL: A Man Called Ove AUTHOR: Fredrik Backman YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2012 REVIEW: I picked this one up entirely at random…and I am ever so glad I did, because it was a thoroughly delightful story. Ove is a grumpy Swedish man, perpetually at war with his neighbors, with local government … Continue reading A Sweet Tale Of Redemption – Our Review Of “A Man Called Ove”