It was Sir James M. Barrie who said …
The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.
Ironically, Barrie himself was a writer–the author of Peter Pan.
But back to the point. Books have a huge capacity to teach us important things. Not only do they teach us things we end up agreeing with, but they offer us ideas with which to disagree–and we learn from both.
After encouragement from several of you to compile House Honcho reading lists, I am finally beginning the task of creating a list of must-reads for various age groups. I welcome your input.
Books are an essential part of the home. Contrary to what popular opinion suggests, there is no such thing as a “non-reader”–unless, of course, you are unable to read. If you are capable of putting letters together to form sentences, you are reading something. Even those scandalous magazines in the check-out line at the grocery prompt you to read…
Why not make it profitable?