The Case of the Missing Marquess

The Case of the Missing Marquess (An Enola Holmes Mystery) by Nancy Springer Scholastic, 2006 224 pages I'm pretty ambivalent about books that amend the work of dead authors. Some - like the annotations and new stories released by the Tolkien estate - find their way onto my bookshelf. But I tend to give a wide … Continue reading The Case of the Missing Marquess

A Word About Immigration

All my life, I've known immigrants and people of other races. During my early childhood in Southern California, I attended a school where (depending on the year) one-third to one-half of my classmates were either immigrants themselves or born to immigrant parents. They came from Mexico, Egypt, Swaziland, and Japan - just to name the countries I … Continue reading A Word About Immigration