Month: February 2014

Hope Street, Jerusalem by Irris Makler

I enjoyed both the writing style and content of this memoir. Irris Makler is an international freelance correspondent from Sydney, Australia who has been based in London, Moscow, and now Jerusalem. She’s chased stories all over the world and was one of the first reporters in Afghanistan after […]

The Mark Twain House

At the end of my last post on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s house I mentioned that a year after she moved into the house another famous writer built a house practically in her back yard. That writer was Mark Twain. Like the Stowe’s house, photography is not allowed inside […]