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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

FICTION DORA BRUDER by Patrick Modiano Translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin, University of California Press, 1997 2014 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature This is a haunting gem of a book. The Nobel Foundation said, “[Modiano] has…
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Bookplates

Bookplates

A bookplate is usually a small print or decorative label pasted into a book, often on the inside front cover, to indicate its owner. The name of the owner usually follows an inscription such as “from the book of” or “from…
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All About 2CELLOS

All About 2CELLOS

Two classically trained cellists became a hit on YouTube in 2011 with the cover of “Smooth Criminal”. The cellists, Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, are Croatian. They met at a masterclass in Croatia, while still in their teens. In time people thought…
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The Beauty of CLOUDS

The Beauty of CLOUDS

CLOUDS are given different names based on their shape and their height in the sky.  Here is a diagram of when different clouds are located in the sky. I have always been fascinated by clouds and how they frame our…
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