Category: Authors and Books

Wilde in America

Wilde in America

David M. Friedman’s Wilde in America (Norton, 2014) serves a filling account of Oscar Wilde’s historical trip to America and its implications for both Wilde and America. Starting with Wilde’s arrival in New York in January 1882, Friedman narrates in…

Runs of Life

Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views I’m not a super runner, in fact currently, I need a cane to walk. However, running became such a big part of my daughter’s recuperation from a 20-foot fall, that I was eager…

Oroonoko, Or The Royal Slave

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Reading Oroonoko is what in the literary sphere one might regard as receiving an invitation to debate. Whether you take the content or the form, it’s a bit challenging to place it effortlessly and under a single, befitting label. First…

Jesus and Muhammad: Their Messages, Side-by-Side

CHEYENNE, Wyoming – Worldwide, Islam is the fastest growing religion, and Christianity is the largest. People want to make sense of these faiths. Now readers can compare Jesus and Muhammad’s messages and answer their questions.  “To avoid getting mired in…