For Sunday Sentence project, readers share the best sentence they’ve read during the past week. “Passion is never enough. Neither is skill.”
A dirt-dishing memoir about a single mother who cleaned up after wealthy families to support her own desperately strapped one, a compilation of George Orwell’s greatest hits, and a heavy look at war-torn love.
Some renowned novels that cover tough topics, from AIDs to alcoholism; a collection of short stories by one of my new favorite Chicago writers; and a controversial self-help book that promises an antidote to chaos.
The scholars answer questions about their new book, “The Middle Ages In 50 Objects,” and choose items from contemporary culture that they think future historians would find important. Plus, get a sneak peek inside this entertaining art historical analysis.