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Of Letters and of Sciences

Welcome! This is a blog about literature and books that are critical to any social discourse: literary, cultural, racial, gender-based. A blog for humanists, scholars, the curious, and thinkers and thinkeresses.

""'Flora Belle!" her mother shouted. 'I can hear you up there talking to yourself. You shouldn't talk to yourself. People will hear you and think you're strange.'

'I'm not talking to myself!' Flora shouted.
'Well then, with whom are you speaking?'
'A squirrel!'

There was a long silence from down below.

--Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo