Stephen King, Nicholas Kristof, and Guilty Me

The last thing I did before going to bed last night was watch the news with my husband. He can watch it before bed without his sleep being affected – no doubt one of the ever-lasting byproducts of his West Point training. But I’m not that way at all, so I usually head to bed

Beauty and the Beast

Dani Shapiro, whose writing I like very much, has a new book out, entitled “Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage” – a memoir which is being highly praised as a compassionate, intimate account of her long-term marriage, written in elegant prose. The words elegant prose have definitely captured my attention, so I’m eager to read it and