The Door Into Summer

While it’s hard to pick a favorite book among Robert Heinlein’s works, The Door Into Summer is most definitely right there near the top. It’s sort of a Count of Monte Cristo meets H.G. Wells’s The Sleeper Awakes, if I had to come up with a capsule description of it. Daniel Boone Davis, the narrator/protagonist of The Door … Continue reading The Door Into Summer

Can You Name Him?

I’m reading a biography of a famous composer (after finishing ones on Beethoven and Mozart), and while I sort of knew the following information about him, I must have forgotten just how young he was when he experienced it. Can you name this 19th century composer? Answer at the bottom of this post. I’m omitting … Continue reading Can You Name Him?