School bus drivers and parents crowded into the Gorham School Committee's regular meeting Wednesday in hope of discouraging the board from turning the town's school busing over to a private mega-corporation, Ontario, Canada-based Laidlaw Transit Inc ...
Two tribes: Matthew Bourne's Lord of the Flies kicks off
The adaptation of William Golding's classic 1954 novel has been jointly devised by Bourne and his regular right-hand man Ambler for Re:Bourne, the New Adventures outreach programme. But its creators are adamant that it can't just be a good community ...
The 100 best novels: Help!
The Guardian (blog)
Iris Murdoch or William Golding ? And then there are the non-literary pressures on the selection process, notably the impact of bestsellers and marketing. The pressures of posterity usually weed these out, but some bad books are surprisingly resilient.
Religion in a Dignitarian World
The Moderate Voice
If somehow they were to disappear and we had to start over,we would, by trial and error and with much bloodshed, gradually rediscover them from scratch (think of William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies). They are neither arbitrary nor is it mandatory ...