Up Into the Blue Skies.

Book Review for “The Good Doctor of Warsaw” by Elizabeth Gifford. Summary: “Deeply in love and about to marry, students Misha and Sophia flee a Warsaw under Nazi occupation for a chance at freedom. Forced to return to the Warsaw ghetto, they help Misha's mentor, Dr Janusz Korczak, care for the two hundred children in … Continue reading Up Into the Blue Skies.

Progress per traditionem.

Book Review of "Different Class" by Joanne Harris. Much to the chagrin and worry of the aging Latin Master, Mr. Straightly, John Harrington is back at St. Oswald's, but this time he's not a student; he's the new Head. Harrington has some ideas of how he wants to bring St. Oswald's into the 21st century, … Continue reading Progress per traditionem.

Best served cold…

Book Review of "Gentlemen and Players" by Joanne Harris Joanne Harris' website has the following quote describing this book: "The place is St Oswald's, an old and long-established boys' grammar school in the north of England. A new year has just begun, and for the staff and boys of the School, a wind of unwelcome … Continue reading Best served cold…