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"JUDGE: You wouldn’t want it misunderstood that you work for nothing but your own profit?
March 2003 -- What marks a genius? If it is misanthropy, then Johann Sebastian Bach (born March 21, 1685) was not a genius. He did his greatest work in the hubbub of a full and loving home life and a busy and demanding round of arranging, performing, and teaching. He not only produced great compositions, he produced fine composers as well, in his sons. If a genius must suffer, then Bach was not one. By all accounts he was a jolly, active person who held down steady, paying work throughout his career.
Sidebar article to: "Charms and Enchantments of Fantasy" (July/August 2003)
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
A novel in three books: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King.
December 1997 -- The Beacon at Alexandria tells the story of Charis of Ephesus, a young woman living in the late Roman Empire who determines to make a life for herself as a physician, and finds herself struggling not merely to do so at a time when no women are physicians, but to do so at a time when rational thought and peaceful intercourse are under attack from all sides.
Summer 2011 -- A mysterious woman walks in on a man sitting behind a desk in a solitary private office. Is this the kick-off of a new detective story? Not really. Instead, it is a light journey into the meaning of life.