*** ON OUR BOOKSHELVES *** BOOK: I Will Always Write Back AUTHORS: Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda with Liz Welch YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2015 On the recommendation of a middle school librarian, I bought this book for my 11-year-old daughter, and gave it to her for Christmas. I ended up reading it first, and thought … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – I Will Always Write Back
*** ON OUR BOOKSHELVES *** BOOK: On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century AUTHOR: Timothy Snyder YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2017 *** Timothy Snyder is a Professor of History at Yale University, who specializes in the study of Central and Eastern Europe, and the Holocaust. He has a reading or speaking knowledge of eleven European … Continue reading Book Review – On Tyranny – Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
“When is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? What is the right thing to do?”
Fortunately, we have Garson O’Toole to help us out with conundrums of attribution.
Roald Dahl’s short stories are meant for the adult reader, and the good, young and kind are largely absent, with the old, greedy and wicked taking center stage.
The unlikely hero with big ears is a tremendous protagonist.