英倫大文豪沙士比亞筆下的悲劇《馬克白》（Macbeth），我列為人生必讀的劇作。估計寫於英王詹姆斯一世（James I of England）從蘇格蘭南下英格蘭登基後，於1606年首次演出，1623年收錄成書。《馬克白》也是詹姆斯時期的首部作品。 383 more words
Sidney Henderson staunchly keeps a childhood promise to never harm another soul. His pacifism, as well as his family’s history, make life emotionally, socially, and economically brutal for his wife – the meek Elly and their three children: Lyle, Autumn, and Percy. 63 more words
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FORTY years ago, my mother and her two friends drank coffee, ate homemade cherry pie and chain-smoked their way through lively debates over whether a popular author was daringly frank or a chauvinist, while their children were expected to play nicely outside and rarely interrupt.