The Acts of Claudius – #14

Robert Graves’ I, Claudius was the last book we’ve reviewed thus far, and I just noticed today that our friend Claudius hit the big time and made it into the Bible! I read the Tyndale One Year Bible every day, and today’s New Testament reading was Acts 11:1-30. Claudius is in verse 28: One of … Continue reading The Acts of Claudius – #14

Where’s Russell Crowe? I, Claudius – #14

Robert Graves’ I, Claudius is yet another on our list of Modern Library's Top 100 that I would not have picked up on my own while browsing through Barnes and Noble, I must say.  However, it did not disappoint! It is a full account of the life of Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus, written as … Continue reading Where’s Russell Crowe? I, Claudius – #14

Ungood? It Could Work – 1984 – #13

Let’s take a trip to the past and chat about 1984 so I can catch up on my past reviews before the thought police get me, although I promise that I have officially started reading our current tome To the Lighthouse! For Andi’s 1984 review, click here. 1984 was written in 1949 and established a … Continue reading Ungood? It Could Work – 1984 – #13

Mastering the List

Well, Andi’s assessment of my summer and fall that she detailed in this post was spot on. Although I did fine reading through Modern Library’s Top 100 Books of the 20th Century when I just had work, family, and teaching responsibilities, starting graduate school tipped the scales just enough where the only thing I felt … Continue reading Mastering the List