"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
The Llama Butchers have birthdays covered this week. In noting C.S. Lewis' anniversary yesterday they pointed the way to a striking website devoted to the great man, Into the Wardrobe.
As The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe has been bedtime reading in recent days, the gallery of Pauline Baynes illustrations is particularly appreciated – as is news that the story is being made into a movie, with Tilda Swinton cast as the White Witch. (It says a great deal for the tale that it was able to overcome the beaver suits in the 1988 BBC version. Here's to special effects in the new production.)