Occasionally in my reading I come across a statement that the author presents as truth, but with which I disagree. I pride myself in being a resistant reader. Why take anyone’s word for it? Even if an idea is enshrined in print, it could be wrong. As I was reading The Journalist and the Murderer (check out my book preview),...
I was recently interviewed by a reporter who was writing an article about local Silent Book Clubs. It’s an exciting feeling, to be considered important enough to be interviewed by a reporter. Have you ever been approached by a reporter for an interview? It’s a heady experience. However, like most heady experiences, it’s also something to be cautious of. You...
One of the most unique and gripping books I have read in the past few months is called Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee, by Casey Cep. The first half of the book is a gripping, true-crime story about a preacher who murdered his relatives to collect on life insurance policies. The second half of...
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