Well, we got our final Harry Potter books last night at midnight along with millions of other folks around the world. It is a depressing moment. The kid and I agreed we would read it out loud to each other at the beach this week when we go to Florida. After reading the first chapter to each other last night, I went to bed, and she stayed up all night reading. I don’t know yet if she finished the book; she’s still asleep, of course. But my guess is that Harry’s gonna die. The book opens with two very sad quotes about the necessity of
One Book, One Community is cosponsored by LSU, BRCC, Southern, and the YWCA. This time the book is Breach of Faith, by Jed Horne about Katrina. I’m excited to co-facilitate for the discussion. NPR’s Fresh Air interview with Horne provides a good introduction to the book.