Shoal of Time

What I’m {re}reading now is Gavan Daws’ Shoal of Time. very basic history of Hawaii. I have a hard back copy bought in the last century, and I’m really having a good time. (well, I’m also down with a sore throat so it’s not as good as it could be.) It reminds me of stuff […]

Edgar Sawtelle Book I just read (Oprah liked it)

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle is, as a friend told me, fascinating, though not exactly gripping, to my mind. It is strange. It suggests engaging possibilities experienced by Edgar, son of a dog breeder/trainer, who can hear and sign and write but is unable to speak. The details of how he and the dogs interact […]