Daily Archives: March 23, 2020

The Quarantine Before The Exodus

Yesterday I had the chance to listen (along with a few thousand other people) the weekly church services that were being filmed in a generally empty hall by the Home Office of the church I attend.  Among the many practical … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Year In The Life Of William Shakespeare: 1599

A Year In The Life Of William Shakespeare:  1599, by James Shapiro This book almost reads like a novel.  Whether or not that is a good thing will depend on the extent that you are willing and able to enjoy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shakespeare: A Complete Introduction

Shakespeare:  A Complete Introduction, by Michael Scott This book has a lot of information about Shakespeare in it, but that which would be useful or enjoyable to most readers only takes up part of the book.  This is a book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shakespeare’s First Folio

Shakespeare’s First Folio:  Four Centuries Of An Iconic Book, by Emma Smith In reading this book I was struck by the way that this could have been so much better of a book than what it was had the author … Continue reading

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