“To destroy abuses is not enough; Habits must also be changed. The windmill has gone, but the wind is still there.” ~old man G— to Monseigneur Bienvenu Myriel” (Victor Hugo, I’m remembering more and more, is one of my favorite authors of all time. He speaks to my heart.)
Innocence Project attorney and author discusses wrongful convictions. Worth eight minutes of your time. Listen starting at 2:39 until 10:00. Michael Harvey is an actual attorney who works on wrongful conviction cases who happens to also be an author of legal thriller novels. This is a very interesting interview, especially between those times listed above. Enjoy. Keep yourself… Read more »
Such a perfect and true quote.
This reminds me of one of my favorite quotes: “she was far too educated to be happy…” – Jonathan Safran Foer Everything is Illuminated
“Books are besieged by a great many embattled enemies… but from books comes the food of the mind. It is not good for the stomach to be without food for a long period, and it is very much worse for the mind.” — J.R.R. Tolkien
The list was originally going to be for young people regardless of sex, but when considering the different books, I kept getting different results when the intended audience was a female versus a male. Perhaps a list for young women will someday follow. For now, Enjoy these selections! They’ve been quite formative in my own life. I can hope that… Read more »