It's all about the web

It’s All the Web – Book Memory

Books have always been an important part of my life, so for the 31 days of October, I'll be writing about some of the...
African Dawn - Cry the Beloved Country

‘Cry the Beloved Country’ – Review

Cry the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton, was further catapulted to bestseller status, when it was named a pick in Oprah's Book Club. But,...
Catcher in the Rye

What Did Holden Say? Looking For Lines from ‘The Catcher in the Rye’…

The profusion of lines and paragraphs still stick in the brain. Who said it, and what did it mean? When we're talking about the infamous...

Are you afraid of the Headless Horseman? ‘Sleepy Hollow’

I know... I know... You probably haven't heard or read about "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in years, right? I first heard the story...
Hard Times

‘Hard Times’ in Context

Against a backdrop of the infamous Industrial Revolution, with all its purported social and cultural advancements, the masses of poor and unrepresented factory workers...

Tilting At Windmills? What Does It Mean?

You've heard the phrase "tilting at windmills" and you probably wonder what it means, or where such a phrase even originated? After all, you...
Dublin

Banning ‘Ulysses’ – A History of Controversy For James Joyce’s Famous Book

Yes, Ulysses is one of the greatest works from the 20th century, and it was written by one of the greatest Irish master writers....
The Lost Sisterhood

‘The Lost Sisterhood’ – Adventure

Amazons. The mere mention of this mythic group of warrior women is sure to spark (long-lost?) ruminations or fond recollections. You may recall references...
Books

Hillary Clinton and Her Books

Whatever your thoughts on Hillary Clinton and the volatility in the political realms, there's one figure who continues to fascinate me, not only because...
Constitution

Bestseller ‘Pocket Constitution’ – Top 3 Reasons

It's likely that most of us studied the US Constitution in Civic class. You may have even received a Pocket Constitution. Did you ever...

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