My Inadvertent Participation in Banned Books Week

Not that I wouldn’t gladly plan to defiantly read a banned book. “Take that, small-minded censors! Ha!” (And I’d flourish the book and toss my head and so forth.) It’s just that I didn’t realize it was Banned Books Week until Dappled Things mentioned it. (They also hadn’t realized it.) Imagine my gratification at discovering [Read More...]

Review: Catholicism – The New Evangelization by Father Robert Barron

Ok, this isn’t a book but wouldn’t it be boring if you always knew what to expect around here? And I want to be sure everyone knows about this. I’ve been a fan of Father Barron’s ever since reading his book Catholicism  and then getting to watch the DVD series it was written to accompany. [Read More...]

What I’m Reading — Genghis Khan: Emperor of All Men by Harold Lamb

This book has been on my To Read stack for some time. Gripped anew by determination to work my way through the books in my house before seeking out others, I picked it up this weekend and have really been enjoying it. (Hey, it’s not how many times we fail, but how many times we [Read More...]