This week on The Bookmonger: a 10-minute interview with James McGrath Morris, author of The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a Friendship Made and Lost in War. We talk about Ernest Hemingway, but mostly we talk about John Dos Passos, a literary star whose shine faded as he abandoned the Left for the Right and became a contributor to National Review.
With the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, there is a vacancy on the Supreme Court. We will now watch a frenetic debate over whether it is "proper" for the Republican Senate to fill that vacant seat before the presidential election. I must confess that, while I accept that the history is certainly on the ... Read More