Monthly Archives: June 2017

Otto Warmbier. I’m Haunted. Humbled. Who among us hasn’t deserved a #DarwinAward?

      Otto Warmbier I’m Haunted. As a mother, as an American, as a doofus who’s done all sorts of stupid things that could’ve gotten me killed, one way or another. “Stupid White Boy, Stupid Frat Boy: He Had … Continue reading

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“Sirius: A Novel About the Little Dog Who Almost Changed History” by Jonathan Crown

“To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.” –Hermann Hesse Well, that’s easier said than done. In historical fiction, more so than the classroom, we find the lessons we must learn and commit … Continue reading

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“Super 12” American soldiers guarding Saddam Hussein discover a villain’s humanity – #PrisonerInHisPalace by Will @WBardenwerper

The Prisoner in His Palace Saddam Hussein, His American Guards, and What History Leaves Unsaid  by Will Bardenwerper 5-May-2017 Monday morning, when the alarm radio went off, NPR’s Rachel Martin was talking to author Will Bardenwerper about his book The … Continue reading

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