sword of success

For any man may be a king in that life in which he is placed if so be he may draw forth the sword of success from out of the iron of circumstance. —The Book of King Arthur by Howard… Continue Reading

The Once and Future King

By: T. H. White 1958 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5   The Once and Future King consists largely of a composite of works written by T. H. White in an earlier decade. The second I found that out, this book instantly made more sense… Continue Reading

Death and the King’s Horseman

By: Wole Soyinka 1975 Drama Subject Matter: Elesin; Nigeria; History Rating: 4/5   Much like my last post about Woza Albert!, there is a lot of social commentary going on in Death and the King’s Horseman. And, again, I’m not… Continue Reading

Why We Can’t Wait

By: Martin Luther King, Jr. 1963 Nonfiction Rating: 4/5 I’m not sure why I’ve never heard of Why We Can’t Wait before. Or that Martin Luther King, Jr. even wrote a book. (He has multiple, by the way.) Any person who’s ever… Continue Reading