One fact about Trump is that he will never be First Reader. He doesn’t read and he’s proud of it. All past presidents have brought great works and authors to the general public. Bill Clinton spotlighted Maya Angelou generally, and Gabriel García Márquez, specifically ONE HUNDRED DAYS OF SOLITUDE. Obama highlighted Helen Macdonald’s H IS … Continue reading Presidential reading list loss
Month: January 2017
A few miles from shore?
“Bob,” you ask, “why do you have ‘A Few Miles From Shore…’ typed out under your site’s name?” Thanks for your question! The line is a reference to a favorite quote by Andre Gide that I find inspirational. Here is what he said: “One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of … Continue reading A few miles from shore?