May Word of Mouth

Fiction: The Talented Ribkins– Ladee Hubbard

 

Workshop: Undoing Racism — The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

 

Parenting: Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jewish Mothers Do To Raise Successful, Creative, Empathetic and Independent Children — Marjorie Ingall 

 

History: Operation Mincemeat — Ben Macintyre

 

TV: Capital — BBC via Acorn via Amazon

 

Ancient Inspiration:

“Difficulties are things that show what men are. For the future, in case of any difficulty, remember that God, like a gymnastic trainer, has pitted you against a rough antagonist. For what end? That you may be an Olympic conqueror; and this cannot be without toil. No man, in my opinion, has a more profitable difficulty on his hands than you have, provided you will but use it, as an athletic champion uses his antagonist.”

Epictetus, Discourses, Book 1, Chapter 24.

 

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February Word of Mouth

 

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Graphic Novel: Dragons BewareJorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado

Fiction: Capital: a Novel  — John Lanchester

Memoir: I See You Made an Effort  — Annabelle Gurwitch

Non-Fiction: The 48 Laws of Power  — Robert Greene 

Music: Bossa Nova Soul SambaIke Quebec 

 

TV: Annika Bengtzon, Crime Reporter Amazon video.

Ancient Inspiration: “If you’re irritable, man, train yourself to put up with abuse, and not get upset when you’re insulted.” Epictetus, Discourses.