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Babbling Books · 5d ago

The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

This post contains spoilers. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot is the story of Maggie Tulliver. It is a brilliant character study. The tale starts during Maggie’s childhood. She is very ...
Babbling Books · 1W ago

My Comments Section

I want to share a few thoughts about my blog. In particular, I want to talk about my comments section and what it has grown into. On multiple occasions in the past, I have written about how ...
Babbling Books · 2W ago

Triton by Samuel R. Delany

This post contains major spoilers. Triton, sometimes titled Trouble on Triton,  by Samuel R. Delany  is an odd book by any measure. First published in 1976, this is reread for me. A Google s...
Babbling Books · 3W ago

A Noble Treason by Richard Hanser

A Noble Treason by Richard Hanser tells the story of a vitally important act of rebellion against tyranny.  The book is a chronicle of what has become known as The White Rose Rebellion. For ...
Babbling Books · 4W ago

Love And The Platypus by Nicholas Drayson

This post contains spoilers. Love And The Platypus by Nicholas Drayson is a historical novel. It is based on real events. Its main character, William Caldwell, was the real life zoologist wh...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

My Thoughts on The Koran

For this  rereading of the Koran, I read the A. J. Arberry translation. All quotations below are from that version. Scholars, politicians, theologians, Muslims and non – Muslims, etc. debate...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Talking About The Islam

I have recently reread The Koran. Before I post commentary on the book itself, I wanted to write something regarding some trends that are relevant to the worldwide conversation regarding Isl...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Five Year Blogiversary

Today Babbling Books is 5 years old. The first thing that comes to my mind about this fact is what a wonderful experience that blogging has been. In past years I have thanked and praised the...
Babbling Books · 1M ago

Talking About Nazis

We hear it all the time. Politicians, world leaders and other public figures are compared to Hitler. Political and social movements are often compared to Nazism. Saddam Hussein, George W. Bu...
Babbling Books · 2M ago

The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope

The Fixed Period was Anthony Trollope’s foray into dystopian science fiction. Fans of the author will find this work radically different from his more famous novels in many ways. In my opini...