Thoughts & Things

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Seconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor. Together, this dynamic pair began […]

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde’s madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its 1895 publication and premiere performance. The rapid-fire wit and eccentric characters of The Importance of Being Earnest have made it a mainstay of the high school curriculum for decades. Cecily Cardew and Gwendolen Fairfax […]

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

A bestselling modern classic – both poignant and funny – about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor’s dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world. A story that is, initially, far sadder than you’d expect (assuming you love puppies) and ends far happier than you […]