One Saturday early in these weird 2020 times, a hundred hopes and dreams laid out before me, including the novel I’m working on and the novel I’m trying to move to the next step after that, I suddenly needed to finish something. The unfinished reading I could knock out the easiest happened to be A Night to Remember, the true story of the sinking of the Titanic by Walter Lord.
I’m reading a book right now that references Charles Darnay as the man that no other man could live up to. Two chapters in and I officially adore this book.* I don’t think I’ve told you about the first time I read Tale of Two Cities. It was Language Arts III, I think. My mom was the teacher, and she took us through it line by line as we worked