The Library Book by Susan Orlean: Book Review

The Library Book by Susan Orlean: Book Review

The Library Book by Susan Orlean My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Central Branch at the Los Angeles Public Library caught fire on April 29, 1986. Before it was extinguished seven hours later, 400,000 books were completely destroyed and 700,000 more significantly damaged....
Great Books+Great Minds

Great Books+Great Minds

Great Books + Great Minds I was thrilled to be interviewed by Diamond Michael Scott for Great Books+Great Minds. Michael’s online magazine is a book lover’s delight. His thought-provoking questions helped me clarify what I was trying to do for readers with...
The Library Book by Susan Orlean: Book Review

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin: Book Review

Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life by Steve Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Steve Martin comes across as a sophisticated, but goofy guy who just happens to be a genius at comedy. But in reading his memoir about the years leading up to and during his stand-up comedy...
The Library Book by Susan Orlean: Book Review

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough: Book Review

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Wright Brothers is the third book I’ve read by David McCullough. It’s also my favorite. I enjoyed John Adams and 1776, but The Wright Brothers helped me understand why people have been so fascinated...