I didn’t feel like I got to know the author, her husband, or anything that would connect to me to her world. In the end, that was what disappointed me the most. The book felt like a missed opportunity.
If you’ve ever wondered how to engage groups (large or small) in order to find out how they feel, understand a problem, or develop solutions that have buy-in from a large constituency, this (and Change by Design) are worth reading.
After two hundreds years, the choice between the do-gooder who ends up stealing you money and the asshole who doesn’t care whether you live or die is pretty simple: I’ll take the asshole every time
For our December edition of Scripted, we’ll hear Letters Sent by Janice Hibbard. Claire sent a lot of letters – some loving, some toxic. She never thought she’d be around to see the consequences, but now she is. A empathetic, but never sappy, portrait of a woman struggling to figure out what to do next.
Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve never been a huge Vonnegut fan, but several friends said that this was the book that would get me. I have to say: They nailed it. This is a dark, sad fictional memoir of Howard W. Campbell Jr., who moved to Germany just […]
For the last decade, Appalachian artists have worked to take back their stories from a world that seemed more than happy to let the stereotypical tropes of the region drive our national discourse about the area, and its people.
Ben Asaykwee left Indiana to pursue his music and returned home to form one of Indianapolis’ most interesting and innovative theater companies, Q Artistry. And his show Cabaret Poe has been running for eight years. But his story is really about the need to create