The Human Library

In Stoppard’s Arcadia, a young girl asks her tutor how he can bear the thought of the destruction of the library at Alexandria. He consoles her by saying that everything always returns in one form or another. Once we’ve read a book its contents become part of us in the same way our own experience … Continue reading The Human Library

The Great Beauty of Books

People ask, “Which was better? The movie or the book?” How can I we answer that. I love movies and books. And plays, too, for that matter. I like people telling each other and showing each other what it means to be human – how it feels and how hard it sometimes is, which we … Continue reading The Great Beauty of Books