Last week’s book excerpt recommended a new biography of Winston Churchill, claiming that you need to know Churchill to know Western Civilization. This week we offer an excerpt from Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington, a foundational writer who must be read (but not in isolation) in order to
OC Public Libraries is offering Fine Free Days from Thursday February 14 through Sunday February 24, 2019. Overdue or lost items returned during this period will have fines and fees waived. For questions, please contact your local library. The article above was released by the Orange County Public Library System.
Here is a new and rollicking good biography of Winston Churchill, one of the most important figures of the Twentieth Century — and of Western Civilization. If you know nothing about Churchill, you have no legs to stand on in criticizing (or praising) Euro-American history and culture. Churchill had already
Grand Mesa, Colorado, looms as a major setting in Roger Peppercorn’s thriller On the Devil’s Side of Heaven. The “the largest flattop mountain in the world,” serves not only background for the major characters but also a dramatic setting that hasn’t been beaten to rags by previous thrillers. The protagonist,
This book was chosen not because I enjoy Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron’s religious writing and film production, although I do. Nor was it chosen because the picture of a Prince of the Roman Catholic Church speaking on the business campus of, first, Facebook and, then, Google to the