Martin Cothran on Boys and Books: “Fleeing These Modern Aunt Pollys”

And, following up on my last post about stories as bootcamp for life, here are some good thoughts from Martin Cothran via […]

“Now Therefore Go”

Some time and some ink spent in my commonplace last week, following another thread in the Great Conversation. First from Perelandra, […]

Q on The Cultivation of Learning

The Art of Reading is a collection of lectures given by the great man in 1916 at Cambridge. (Book Tea friends, […]

Dickens – Vulgar or Divine?

I am currently reading and relishing Chesterton’s enchanting biography of Dickens. Inked passages seriously threaten to outnumber those that escape my pen. Here’s […]

D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths – Free Download!

. . .  with a subscription to the Penguin Random House Audio newsletter. Details here. We have worn out two copies […]