As is usual during Reading Week, I desperately want to read… anything but the works of John Calvin, or (though less fervently) the work of contemporary scholars and theologians wrestling with interesting ideas.
Nope, I want to read something with sweep and scope and propulsive narrative. Something like…
Like many girls of my American cohort, I read All. The. “Little House on the Prairie” Books., and multiple times. But even while I was young I don’t think I considered them factual. They were too romantic for that.
Now here’s a book that reviewers say covers the sweep and heft that Wilder did, while bringing in the stories of the Dakota peoples, and others—terrific!
I suppose it’s all to the best, then, that what I have on hand is John Calvin, and not Caroline Fraser!
title is an homage to my beloved Everly Brothers: