Dickens-Mania: The Pickwick Papers and more

The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens My rating: 4 of 5 stars As I continue my discovery of Charles Dickens I thought it would be interesting to go to the book that brought him original acclaim. This was combined with a desire for light reading, which every commenter agrees is what one gets from The [Read More...]

These Just In: Interesting New Books

These are books that passed the first chapter test. Some are enticing me in spite of myself. Naturally that means that although I haven’t read them yet I wanted to give you a heads up in case they entice you too. The Ancient Path: Old Lessons from the Church Fathers for a New Life Today [Read More...]

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: The Mostly 5-Star Stuff

Some quick looks at books I’ve enjoyed lately which you may not hear talked about much. The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a superbly written book which gives you excellent insight into what it would [Read More...]