Monthly Archives: September 2016

Quiz of the Month – September 2016

This month’s quiz will test your general knowledge of books.  As always you will find the answers on the Quiz Answers page. From what illness do the two protagonists in John Green’s novel The Fault in Our Stars suffer? Where … Continue reading

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Lagniappe

The Lady Chablis, who gained world-wide attention as one of the character’s in John Berendt’s book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, has died in Savannah, Georgia at the age of 59.  She insisted on playing herself in … Continue reading

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The Fifties

Like many people, I feel that I grew up in a very special time.  I saw the birth of television, and everything that followed its birth: nightly news programs, beloved series like I Love Lucy and The Adventures of Ozzie … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

Books (in many different forms) have been around for a long time, but there may never have been a book about books quite like the one written by Keith Houston.  An article in The Dallas Daily News will convince any … Continue reading

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Quotes of Note

“When it [Rachel’s get-together with her family] was finally over I was so happy to get back to my own home-sweet-home [a hotel that she owned] that I had a double vodka tonic, kicked off my shoes, turned up the … Continue reading

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