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Monthly Archives: May 2008

“Literature and war carry opposite genes.”

With all due respect, I must disagree. Some weeks ago, Nicki forwarded me the following quote from Mai Ghoussoub: “Literature is inseparable today from the books that carry their stories. If we want to save literature we have to save the rectangular objects that carry and spread their words. We have to respect the book […]

Laugh to keep from crying

That’s what I had to do when I watched this YouTube clip, forwarded by NCWN board president Nicki Leone: http://www.youtube. com/watch? v=yxschLOAr- s It’s funny ’cause it’s true. – Ed