Even before everyone knew his name (thanks to Hamilton), Lin-Manuel Miranda had a rather dedicated Twitter following.
How to Bake Pi is simply terrific–one of those unclassifiable books that’s incredibly smart and incredibly appealing.
*** BOOK: The Book of Imaginary Beings AUTHOR: Jorge Luis Borges, Translation by Andrew Hurley YEAR OF PUBLICATION: Originally 1957, but it’s complicated REVIEW: *** I have a habit of making impulse book purchases: sometimes at airports and train stations on my way somewhere, sometimes when I go to a bookstore for a gift for … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – The Book of Imaginary Beings
*** “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays: First Series (1841). Carol Ward recommended that I speak with Victor Carinha of Journey Lab–she said that I’d really enjoy and appreciate his work. She generally knows what she … Continue reading Journey Lab – Our Q&A with Artistic Director Victor Carinha
Reading to children is, was, and always will be a good thing–it’s a great way to help them become readers: awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills.