Pat Conroy was one of my most favorite authors. He gave voice to everyone who ever experienced abuse. Sadly, he passed away on March 4, 2016. His widow, Cassandra King, […]
Nobody writes a beach book like Dorothea Benton Frank, and this year’s All Summer Long will transport you from Manhattan to Sullivan’s Island and other haunts of the 1%. The plot […]
This is my 548th post, and it will likely be my last. I will never find a survivor story as powerful as Pat Conroy’s The Death of Santini. He captured the […]
Pat Conroy has written the quintessential classic book about domestic violence, child abuse, and dysfunctional family dynamics: The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son. It […]
I just don’t understand. Why in the world would a judge allow this to happen? . . .he’s a lazy judge who prefers a clean desk over a long hearing. […]
My library is full of the stories of famous people and celebrities who have survived abuse and gone on to thrive and find joy. To celebrate my 200th […]
Pat Conroy is a champion for social justice. He’s done more to break down the walls of silence surrounding domestic violence and child abuse than anyone. He summarized his quest early on in The Lords of Discipline (1980) in a passage that chills my soul every time I read it.