Tag Archives: American Literature
Right next door to the Mark Twain House is the Harriet Beecher Stowe House. As a history nerd this was a pure delight. Two houses of historical people…well it was almost overwhelming for me. After the tour of Mark Twain’s place … Continue reading
On a whim last week we decided to go out of town for the weekend. We ended up in Hartford Connecticut. We had been there before but we weren’t able to do some of the stuff we wanted to do … Continue reading
After finishing I, Robot, which is a collection of short stories by Isaac Asimov, I reflected on the stories and there was one story in particular that I found fascinating. In Evidence, Stephen Byerly’s character really made me wonder what if he was … Continue reading
To visit the Algonquin, where many writers including Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, and Robert E. Sherwood frequented after World War I.
To visit the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut.
The see the home of Anne Rice in the Garden District, New Orleans.
Whew…I finally finished The Scarlet Letter. And it never picked up for me. I kept thinking of a comment I heard during a talk by Mary Higgins Clark, the suspense novelist, about 20 years ago. Clark was laughing about a … Continue reading
The House of the Seven Gables is not a very exciting title for a novel. My immediate response was so what. Hence I was under the impression that it would be a boring novel. However, I’m planning a day trip … Continue reading