GlennsBookNotes1

These in-depth, thought-provoking, and often funny posts are the brainchild of The Book Barn's very own Glenn. He never fails to make a great recommendation, useful warning or entertaining suggestion!

#208: CONSTANTINOPLE, NOT ISTANBUL.

#208. CONSTANTINOPLE, NOT ISTANBUL. Great eras of history can be maddeningly vague about beginnings and end times: when did the Middle...

#207: "I COME, MY SWEET, TO SING TO YOU."

#207: “I COME, MY SWEET, TO SING TO YOU. Beware of culminations! For decades one of my very favorite books has been Pictures from...

#206: "ALL HE WANTS IS TO SEE."

#206: “ALL HE WANTS IS TO SEE.” In his beautiful sequence of prose poems “I Wanted to Paint Paradise,” Joseph Stroud captures the...