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Posts Tagged ‘reading’

Man tattoos Leviticus 18:22 (forbids homosexuality) on his arm… but Leviticus 19:28 forbids tattoos

Man tattoos Leviticus 18:22 (forbids homosexuality) on his arm… but Leviticus 19:28 forbids tattoos

Yesterday, Andrew Sullivan put up a post about an extremely brutal hate-crime attack on an openly gay man. The 2-minute news report he embeds is depressing, but there was something to laugh about at the end. The studio interviewed one of the attackers’ friends, who proudly displayed this tattoo. It’s a tattoo reading “ shall not lie [...]

The Tree Nobody Wanted: perfect tree-side holiday reading

The Tree Nobody Wanted: perfect tree-side holiday reading

Tom McCann's delightful, sweet little book The Tree Nobody Wanted is a remembrance of a working-class Brooklyn Christmas in 1946. It's a perfect holiday read -- something to curl up and read aloud in front of a fire or after a big dinner and reflect on the way that family, love and friendship can overcome so much. Also highly recommended: [...]

Tonoharu: Excellent graphic novel about an English teacher in Japan

Tonoharu: Excellent graphic novel about an English teacher in Japan

It took me a long time to get around to reading Tonoharu: Part One, Lars Martinson's graphic novel about a young American who gets a job as an English teaching assistant in a small Japanese town. I'm so glad I did, though, because its incredibly good. It reads like an autobiography. Martinson actually did work in Japan as an English teacher, [...]