Posts Tagged: shel silverstein
Coming across a fiftieth anniversary edition copy of Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, Ruth Margalit examines, for the New Yorker, the meaning of this book, especially in the context of the rest of the writer’s work:
… it’s difficult to know whether Silverstein, who died of a heart attack in 1999, after keeping out of the public eye for more than two decades, meant for us to read the book so conclusively.
Have you been searching for a collection of peanut-butter related news to no avail? Look no further:
There’s a peanut-butter craving thief on the prowl in Ohio, who comes into a gas station most evenings after midnight and “snatches Reese’s peanut butter cups.” Last Tuesday, he upped his game, grabbing his usual sweets and then heading for “a saltier snack, grabbing a bag of chips” on his way out....more
Having been an English teacher with an undergrad degree in Journalism, one might think I read a lot of quality work, but I don’t.
I read news and posts that probably take less time to write than it does for me to make coffee, and I worry about that....more