How About a New Literary Society? (We’re Due.)

It is funny to think of some of the unlikely things that civilization relies on, and could not be civilization without… Sewers. Jails. Pollinating honey bees. Public transportation. …How about this one? Literary fiction. Not books in general, though non-fiction books have obvious importance. Literary fiction stands as the ultimate … Continue reading

OOP Book Review: The Good Old Days – They Were Terrible!

Fortunately, a truly powerful book is still available almost forty years after its first printing. In 1974, Otto Bettman, of the famous Bettman Archive of photography, gave us, The Good Old Days – They Were Terrible! Poignant and compelling, and written for the popular audience, this is one you … Continue reading