Some things take a bit longer than we’d like

There’s been enough said and written about our instant-gratification lifestyles and how they drive our economy. And, like many people, there are times I prefer things to be done yesterday, if not sooner. Even in those ancient days …

Tell me a good story. And please, please, tell it well.

Good storytellers may not be good writers. Good writers may not be good storytellers. They’re brilliantly boring stylists. But when I find a book that tells me a good story, telling it well without calling attention to its …