Tag Archives: To Kill a Mockingbird

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Jessa Crispin has an interesting interview with Peter Boxall, editor of 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. I loved what Boxall said at the end: “Having benefited from an extraordinary number of emails and letters as well as … Continue reading

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“showin’ they respect”

You just have to read this post. A public school teacher in The Bronx describes the week where he showed To Kill a Mockingbird to his class. I’m in tears! So so funny, but it just GETS ya at the … Continue reading

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Favorite Fictional Characters

A revised list, from a post I did a while back. My favorite characters from fiction. I am limiting my choices to just novels – and leaving out such amazing characters as Hamlet, or Stanley Kowalski. Here is how I … Continue reading

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