S3 E12: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Sarah shares her thoughts on “Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. “Silent Spring inspired the modern environmental movement, which began in earnest a decade later. It is recognized as the environmental text that “changed the world.” She aimed at igniting a democratic activist movement that would not only question the direction of science and technology but wouldContinue reading “S3 E12: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson”

S3 E10: The Churchill Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Winston and Clementine’s Daughters

Sarah shares her thoughts on “The Churchill Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Winston and Clementine’s Daughters” by Rachel Trethewey. As complex in their own way as their Mitford cousins, Winston and Clementine Churchill’s daughters each had a unique relationship with their famous father. Rachel Trethewey’s biography, The Churchill Sisters, tells their story. Drawing on previously unpublishedContinue reading “S3 E10: The Churchill Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Winston and Clementine’s Daughters”

S3 E6: Hallelujah Anyway Rediscovering Mercy by Anne Lamott

Welcome to The Book Dialogue!   Thank you for listening in. “Mercy is radical kindness. Mercy means offering or being offered aid in desperate straits. Mercy is not deserved. It involves absolving the unabsolvable, forgiving the unforgivable. Mercy brings us to the miracle of apology, given and accepted, to unashamed humility when we have erred orContinue reading “S3 E6: Hallelujah Anyway Rediscovering Mercy by Anne Lamott”

S3 E2: Angela Duckworth Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

“For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.” Christina Rossetti It happens to all of us. Some time in our life we come toContinue reading “S3 E2: Angela Duckworth Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”

S1 E14: Circe

Join Rebecca and Sarah as they discuss Madeline Miller’s book, “Circe.” A Goodreads Choice 2018 winner, this is a must read book that is the story of the heroine, Circe, journey in the world of the Olympian gods. You won’t want to miss this one!