This year has been pretty good. Unlike my regular picks, I also ventured into the world of fiction, something I don’t do often. But I have no complaints – it’s been totally worth it.
Didn’t really get to read much this year – made up for lost time in the fag end and Yeah, I was in the mood for some travel and adventure. Continue reading
John Briley: Cry Freedom
One of the ways to learn from history is to dig out the dirt and feel the wounds… understand, read, look for signs… but always feel – feel deeply for the exploited, discriminated, and the oppressed – when justice failed time after time, when despotism and imperialism stumped innocent lives, and for those deplorable times when color triumphed, yes, that’s right, “color”… Continue reading
Tim O’Brien: The Things they Carried
“They carried all they could bear, and then some, including a silent awe for the terrible power of the things they carried.” Continue reading