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christopher-cudworth's picture
Feb.05.2014
The battle on where to site the Presidential Library of Barack Obama has begun. Hyde Park and the University of Chicago are vying for the opportunity to host the library and the attention that goes with it. The argument for the South Side of Chicago is a convincing one. Obama has roots there as a...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Feb.05.2014
The battle on where to site the Presidential Library of Barack Obama has begun. Hyde Park and the University of Chicago are vying for the opportunity to host the library and the attention that goes with it. The argument for the South Side of Chicago is a convincing one. Obama has roots there as a...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Feb.05.2014
The battle on where to site the Presidential Library of Barack Obama has begun. Hyde Park and the University of Chicago are vying for the opportunity to host the library and the attention that goes with it. The argument for the South Side of Chicago is a convincing one. Obama has roots there as a...
mike-hogan's picture
Aug.31.2013
Series Review There are few if any better pastiche writers at work at the present time....and if you are thinking of writing one yourself, then use these three books as a template, you would not go wrong. Thrills, quite, quite wonderful dialogue between the main characters, well, to be honest...
mike-hogan's picture
Mar.20.2013
  Just found this letter from young Winston to his mother in the Jubilee year in the Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge. He mentions his desire to see the Jubilee procession and the Wild West Show, with Buffalo Bill, as in my Sherlock Holmes and Young Winston - The Deadwood Stage. Life...
mike-hogan's picture
Mar.13.2013
Can you tell the difference? Posted on March 13, 2013 by Roisterdoister   I found an article in a little-known periodical from the turn of the century that offered its readers A Day with Dr Arthur Conan Doyle. Imagine my astonishment when I saw that the lead photo showed Doyle and his wife...
jm-cornwell's picture
Feb.04.2013
The name of Tolkien conjures elves, orcs, hobbits, and all things Middle Earth and magical. Simon Tolkien, grandson of J. R. R. Tolkien, does not write fantasy. He takes his themes from history and, in Orders from Berlin from the people and facts surrounding Hitler and World War II. In London...
mike-hogan's picture
Oct.14.2012
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1780923228 Spring 1887. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson find a cuckoo in their comfortable nest at 221B Baker Street when, after a chance encounter in Hyde Park, twelve-year-old Winston Spencer-Churchill is dumped on them by his far from doting mother, Lady...
aberjhani's picture
Jun.05.2012
Barack Obama and actor Tom Hanks toast Queen Elizabeath II at a 2011 celebration. (photo by Pete Souza)    The British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during World War II reportedly quoted the great Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay’s poem “If We Must Die” when he addressed the...
kristine-mietzner's picture
Dec.29.2011
As if by miracle, St. Paul's Cathedral survived the December 29, 1940 bombing of London. Events during the WWII years through the present are explored in  the 2011 memoir "Iona Dreaming" by Clare Cooper Marcus. She shares a healing journey that took...