“After the rest of it had gone”

Our bedtime book, at my house, is Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland again. My daughter and I have read it together once before and it’s such a pleasure to reread books like this. We recently finished Charlotte’s Web for the eighth or ninth time. It’s so much fun to get to know the language and the […]

Those who insist on listening nonetheless

“The discipline of the appreciative review is, I believe, among the great unsung arts of our culture. I suspect it remains unsung because, appearances to the contrary, it is not actually a species of speaking, but a species of listening; and our culture tends to regard listening as a passive activity. But listening — real […]