E.B. Boatner

A Word In Edgewise: Of Maus and Men – A Little Knowledge is Only the Beginning

By E.B. Boatner / February 24, 2022

There has been an uptick in book banning, not only at the school library level, but, according to a recent NYT article,…

Dwayne Ratleff – A Gay Child Seeks His Inner Rhythm

By E.B. Boatner / February 24, 2022

Dancing to the Lyrics, Dwayne A. Ratleff’s first book, is narrated by Grant, a gay Black five-year-old, who has just…

Books: 697

By E.B. Boatner / February 10, 2022

I Was Better Last Night: A Memoir Harvey Fierstein Knopf$30  Harvey Fierstein possessed flair at birth. He lets it shine here, promising…

A Word In Edgewise: Come from Away and We’ll Take You In

By E.B. Boatner / February 10, 2022

Home. The word, the concept, has almost as many connotations as there are individuals. For many, there’s the stereotypical house…

A Word In Edgewise: Thank You for Being a Friend

By E.B. Boatner / January 27, 2022

I didn’t want to write this piece now, not for a long, long time. Yet, here we are; she’s gone, and…

Books: 695

By E.B. Boatner / January 13, 2022

The Verifiers Jane Pek Vintage $17  Enter Claudia Lin, a newly hired worker for Veracity, a subscription-only agency catering to a nervous clientele…

A Word In Edgewise: Where There’s a Pill There’s a Way?

By E.B. Boatner / January 13, 2022

As we round into a third year, so does the SARS-CoV-2 virus, at this writing, mutated beyond Delta into its…


By E.B. Boatner / December 16, 2021

The Aeneid Vergil translated by Shadi Bartsch Modern Library?$18  Shadi Bartsch presents an Aeneid resuscitated and brought to life from Latin II. Like Emiy…

A Word In Edgewise: Of Workhouses, Prisons, and Redemption

By E.B. Boatner / December 16, 2021

Ebenezer Scrooge is neither a fool nor a coward; the shrewd business acumen that enabled him to accumulate his vast…

Coming Soon: Your 2021 Taxes – Be Prepared!

By E.B. Boatner / December 2, 2021

By E. B. Boatner with ROR Tax Professionals’ Larry Murphy, Enrolled Agent, and Mike Cassidy, Partner and Income Tax Specialist …

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