Posts tagged books
Posts tagged books
Two animals are born at the same time. While young, they strike up a friendship and play together. Good times. Then one day they discover that they are on opposite ends of the food chain.
The relationship is strained, to say the least.
Can their friendship be saved? Or is it doomed to fail?
I believe nonfiction books don’t get to the point fast enough. Every thing the author wants you to know about why she is writing should be in the first chapter. Then all of the research that corroborates the first chapter should be on subsequent chapters, there if the reader wants to go through it. This is especially true of diet & nutrition books.
This is my favorite book from childhood. About 15 yrs after I graduated high school I not only rediscovered this paperback but discovered there was a sequel. I haven’t located a copy of the sequel, but I have read it. What I would like to see done, or else do it myself, is rewrite Carbonel to where it has a more American storyline rather than a British one, because it’s a very British book.
Lioness cub looks at her father resting serenely in the grass, and she turns and looks at her mother.
"Ma, why don’t you have a mane?"
"Only the lion has the mane, child."
"It has been this way since the first light. Those who bear the cubs do not wear the mane. There is no other way."
And now I know the origin of this iconic photograph of MJ learning from the master, Stevie Wonder. It is black photographer Todd Gray.
July 16, 1951: Catcher in the Rye is Published
On this day in 1951, J.D. Salinger’s novel, The Catcher in the Rye, was published. The novel, which was about a troubled 16-year-old named Holden Caulfield, exemplified common feelings of teenage angst and a resistance to growing up. The Catcher in the Rye became one of the most important English novels of the 20th century.
Watch this NewsHour piece about J.D. Salinger’s lasting influence on American literature.
Photo: The Catcher in the Rye. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1951 (Library of Congress)
This book will change how you look at food. Just remember. Beans, greens, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, fruits. Every day.
I Am Legend. RIP