“An otter slid into the burn as I started along the path, and I saw a kingfisher darting among the low branches trailing in the water…”
“This regulation of duty by the mere circumstances of sex, rather by than the fundamental principle of moral being…has robbed woman of essential rights, the right to think and speak and act on all great moral questions… (321, Rossi).”
“Poverty led him to religion, religion to education, education to lust, lust to communism.”
“Now, the time for fairy tales is nearly over.”
“On a day such as today, the widows and the grieving mother were expected to keep their black weeds and pale faces in their shuttered homes…No parade of victory or peace ever included the biers of the dead” (302).
“It was five to six in the morning when Ove and the cat met for the first time. The cat instantly disliked Ove exceedingly. The feeling was very much reciprocated” (5).
It is because of a confluence to two seemingly unrelated events that I am writing this post. #ONE During the PBS Evening News, this 3-minute video appeared featuring author Jennifer Weiner. An author about who I know (or knew) nothing – not her name, her writing, or anything else you would expect this librarian to know.…