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Pearl is a medieval poem by an unknown author.
Secrets and Lies is a classic Mike Leigh film, made in his hallmark style with much improvisation by the actors who did not know how the plot would unfold as they began filming. And it works brilliantly.
Published in 1997, written by Mitch Albom, with the leadership and guidance of his college professor, Morrie Schwartz, this under 200 page volume is full of simple answers to existential questions regarding the importance of human existence.
The novel, Bel Canto, is one of my favourite books of all time. It offers suspense, well-developed characters, and universal themes of love and forgiveness.
I met Shannon Moroney at a restorative justice conference in November of 2011.
'In Beyond Right & Wrong, a woman who survived the death of her five children wonders if she can forgive the man who killed them. A victim’s daughter strikes up an unusual friendship with the bomber who killed her father.