Books about books were of special interest to George W. Hunt, S.J., and so, in his honor, we reprint this Of Many Things column from Feb. 20, 1993.
Morrison’s work conveyed the pain, sacrifice and trauma that exemplifies so much of the African-American experience.
Abstraction is fundamentally inhuman, even anti-human.
Published in 1953, the children’s book can act a parable for coming to grips with climate change.
The question of what a pilgrimage means in the modern day loops throughout Timothy Egan’s ‘A Pilgrimage to Eternity.’
In this book, Danny commits lies of omission as he does not tell his sister how much he hates their mother for essentially leaving them to whatever fate throws their way.
"The Five Quintets" is a narrative we need, a jazz concert performed by hundreds of instruments, a single symphony sung by many voices.