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!

#31: FIRST-RATE MINDS

#31: FIRST-RATE MINDS. “The test of a first-rate intelligence,” F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in “The Crack-Up,” “is the ability to hold...

#193: LIGHTING OUT.

#193: LIGHTING OUT. It’s what I think of as the Huck Finn motif. In its contemporary form, the world at large expects you to take a job...

#192: IMAGINING SHAKESPEARE'S LAST YEARS.

#192: IMAGINING SHAKESPEARE’S LAST YEARS . Our historic sense of the life of Shakespeare is occluded not only by the vast gaps in the...