Security and liberty. One is often sacrificed for the other. What measures, what infringements on our liberty would we accept to ensure our security – from terrorist attacks, poverty, unemployment, ideas that we disagree with – is sustained? 364 more words
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I am super excited to share this review, which I discovered via Holland House Books. It is an incredibly unusual novel but that should not take away from its emotional narrative. 777 more words
In August, 1831, a few dozen slaves in Southampton, Virginia, revolted, slaughtering whites mercilessly.
The confession of the revolt’s leader, Nathaniel Turner, presented at his trial and subsequently published as a pamphlet, is the factual basis of William Styron’s novel. 193 more words
About the Book:
Seventies Child recalls a bygone era when children were free to explore and often ran wild. A collection of humorous and often heartfelt stories that examine universal themes that define growing up: sibling rivalry, fear, bullying, envy, peer pressure, friendship, and infatuation. 705 more words