The Submission, by Amy Waldman

I've just finished reading The Submission, a novel by Amy Waldman. It was one of the most powerful books I've read lately. It begins as a jury is picking the winner of an anonymous competition to design the memorial at Ground Zero in New York City. Primarily at the urging of one member—who had lost … Continue reading The Submission, by Amy Waldman


The Yellow Cap

Note: When written, this was one of a series of posts describing the pictures that appear in the blog header. However, I've since changed the design of the blog, and hence, the pictures are different. Nothin' stoppin' you from reading the posts, though; previous posts are here and here and here;. Admit it. You really, … Continue reading The Yellow Cap