So many books, so little time... THE one book to read on any given topic
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
The Diary of Anne Frank puts words to the experience many Jews had during the war and brought it to light for the rest of the world. I walked through her house as a boy and it was an unforgettable and moving experience.
"I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent and of human knowledge that has ever been gathered together at the White House – with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone." President John F. Kennedy welcoming forty-nine Nobel Prize winners to the White House in 1962
"For swift and efficient travel, give me Amundsen; for scientific investigation, give me Scott; but when you are at your wits' end and all else fails, go down on your knees and pray for Shackleton." Raymond Priestley
Outside a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx
Best Seller Working Titles
I murdered a feathered creature that was taunting me = "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Shut up, you stupid little sheep! = "Silence of the Lambs"