The Antics of the Turnips | Commonweal Magazine

Let us make the most of the little things in our everyday life, our ordinary life…. There is no need to do great things to become great saints. Making the little things great is enough. In the world, people waste many opportunities, but the world is distracting…. It is worth just as much to loveContinue reading “The Antics of the Turnips | Commonweal Magazine”

Unmagical Realism | Commonweal Magazine

I reviewed a new anthology of Gabriel García Márquez’s nonfiction for Commonweal: His role as a publisher and editor was so important to him that, as he famously said, “I do not want to be remembered for One Hundred Years of Solitude, nor for the Nobel Prize, but for the newspapers.” Perhaps fortunately for GarcíaContinue reading “Unmagical Realism | Commonweal Magazine”