For some odd reason I had not really listened to the Federalist Radio Hour until just recently. This despite being a huge fan of The Transom and all things Ben Domenech. But I am now tuning in on a regular basis. He has had some fascinating authors on for extended conversations and it is refreshing in today’s soundbite world. Speaking of that, I just finished listening to his conversation with Heather Hendershot, professor of film and media at MIT, and the author of the new book...
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“You can resolve to live your life with integrity. Let your credo be this: Let the lie come into the world, let it even triumph. But not through me.” ― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The New Trail of Tears is at the top of my To Be Read pile. Fascinating and important, if tragic, topic.
Hard to believe it is actually in Germany
Stumbled on this on Facebook and had to share.
Stumbled on this today. Sad but true, sad but true … Source: Life 101 – The Gentlemans Armchair
I thought it might be interesting to share with you, dear reader, books that caught my eye at the library but that I may not ever read/finish or review. To kick things off, here are two books I picked up during a short stop at the library during soccer practice when I stopped in to drop off some movies.
Living together so long has taught us that it is possible to tolerate our opposition on serious issues because we agree on what matters most, which is that the camaraderie we have created in every other sphere is more basic, and far more precious, than ideology. Nobody makes me think and laugh, or comforts me when I cry, the way he does. The things that bring us together are deeper than the things that could have torn us apart; we can finish each other’s sentences on every subject but...