“The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.”
– Alexis de Tocqueville
who was born on this date, 1805
Poem of the Day:
(A song actually)
Skin by Bill Mallonee
(About Vincent Van Gogh
who died on this date, 1890)
Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
(The Newbery Award Winning)
Walk Two Moons
by Sharon Creech
*** Today is Creech’s birthday, she is 69.
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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com