When the first thing you read after opening the front cover of a book is that the author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, it sets up a very big expectation in the mind of the reader. 599 more words
Recently, I was catching up with a friend of mine who moved from Chicago last year. Every couple of months or so, we FaceTime and just talk about what’s been going in our lives, families, and anything else that comes to mind. 1,889 more words
I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any great artists. It might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
“‘I’ve done my damndest to rip a reader’s nerves to rag, I don’t want him satisfied.’ Shocking and controversial when it was first published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer prize-winning epic, ‘828 more words