Choosing a book to read for your own enjoyment is one thing, but the responsibility of choosing a book for young readers to learn and hopefully enjoy, is quite another. Sharon Bishop chose the Great Gatsby for her High School English students.
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July 3, 2014
June 26, 2014
"Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War" by Amanda Vaill. The stories of 6 people, among them, Ernest Hemingway and photographer Robert Capa, as they live and work amid the chaos and brutality of war.
June 19, 2014
An interview with John Stevens Berry, co-author of a just published book which takes a new look at the 1958 Starkweather murder case, "The Twelfth Victim: the Innocence of Caril Fugate in the Starkweather Murder Rampage."
June 12, 2014
"D-Day Illustrated Edition." An over sized, fully-illustrated edition of Historian Stephen Ambrose's 1994 book on the World War II invasion.
June 12, 2014
"D-Day Illustrated Edition." An oversized, fully-illustrated edition of Historian Stephen Ambrose's 1994 book on the World War II invasion.
June 5, 2014
Books introduce us to new characters, perspectives and even worlds. And rarely, an extraordinary book can change the way we see our own world. Clay Naff found a book that helped him see people in a new light.
May 29, 2014
"American Romantic" by Ward Just. A superb novel about a young American foreign service officer stationed in Indochina and the two women who loved him.
May 22, 2014
Guest reviewer Curt Donaldson looks at "Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War" by Max Hastings. A British historian tries to answer questions about the First World War's beginnings, military stalemate and legacy.
May 15, 2014
"Lillian Hellman: an Imperious Life" by Dorothy Gallagher. A short biography of the talented and audacious dramatist.
May 8, 2014
Guest reviewer Jane Hood looks at a book by the cartoon editor of the New Yorker magazine, "How About Never" by Bob Mankoff. Also reviewed, "The Most Dangerous Man in America: the Making of Douglas MacArthur" by Mark Perry