Category: Recommendations

My latest recommendation is one of my favourite novels: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, a book that has managed to retain a great deal of its freshness and power in the almost seventy-five years since it was first published.

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Christmas will be here sooner than I expect.  I know that, but I haven’t started Christmas shopping yet; my Christmas tree and all the lights and other decorations are still in storage; Christmas parties are starting to fill up my …

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Read More »

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This week I’m posting a recommendation of the movie Braveheart, which I hope encourages you to watch or re-watch this modern classic!

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For my second recommendation, I’ve chosen to write about the classic movie Casablanca. If you’re lucky enough that you haven’t yet seen this movie, prepare yourself for a treat (and to be shocked at how many famous lines come from …

Hal Wallis’s Casablanca Read More »

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I’ve introduced a new section on Ooter’s Place where I plan to post recommendations of some of my favorite works. And to inaugurate it, I’ve chosen to discuss one of my favorite novels, Manalive, from one of my favorite authors, …

G. K. Chesterton’s Manalive Read More »

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