Tag Archives: Literature

Story of my People

We come to share his deep concern about the future of his beautiful country and also feel a nobility and honour always present in her people. Continue reading

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A Tale of Love and Darkness – a memoir. by Amos Oz. 2003. Harcourt.

This is fundamentally the story of a family. A compelling, deeply sad and deeply joyful book about the early youth of a sensitive boy and his fascinating, strange, delightful, ¬†haunted crazy-quilt family . All of these people are brought to … Continue reading

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Lion’s Honey; the Myth of Samson

Author: David Grossman. A literary/philosophical exploration of the biblical story of Samson. The author spins out various possibilities and nuances or character and relationship from the tiniest scraps of text. He explores and elaborates on the personality of Samson – … Continue reading

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Virgin of Bennington.

By Kathleen Norris. Riverhead Books, Division of Penguin Putnam, 2001, 250 pp. Interesting insights into how Kathleen Norris became who she is. All about her life and influences from about 17 years or age. ¬†Discusses university and subsequent work for … Continue reading

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