Are you ready for a heaven that looks a lot like a late-1970s low-income public housing project?
Actually, the world of Neil Smith’s beguilingly original new novel Boo (Knopf Canada, 310 pages, $21) isn’t really heaven proper. 965 more words
Today in class I showed the courtroom scene from the movie version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Though the movie is a pale reflection of the book, like most movies based on books, the courtroom scene is not too bad—Gregory Peck is exactly how I picture Atticus. 297 more words