For My Children

Sara Coleridge DeskFrom my new book, Sara Coleridge: Her Life and Thought, now in print. The first lines I shared were with my children, which I print here for all to read: Continue reading

George R. R. Martin on Reading

G R R MartinThe love of reading is a given among anyone who has finished all five (current) books of Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire. While Tyrion’s love for history and Samwell Tarly’s fascination with wisdom may be obvious, Martin slips a lovely passage on books and reading into a conversation between Bran and Jojen in A Dance with Dragons (pg. 452): Continue reading