- Obama to Central American leaders: I need help with border
- Military bans troops from Baptist church event honoring ‘God’s Rescue Squad’
- ‘Pocket drones’: U.S. Army developing tiny surveillance tools for the next big war
- Belgian cafe posts sign: Dogs allowed, but Jews stay out
- Gen. Dempsey: Pentagon studying Russian readiness plans not viewed ‘for 20 years’
- John McCain: Botched, two-hour execution of murderer is ‘torture’
- House GOP ready to move border bill
- Bomb squad called after live WWII artillery washes on Cape Cod beach
- HAYDEN: Intelligence, evidence and the case against Russia
- Ohio university quiz implies atheists are naturally smarter than Christians
Second- and third-stringers eye 2016 if front-runner stumbles
Topic - David Halpert
Unlike Thomas Wolfe ("You Can't Go Home Again") or Robert Frost ("Home is the place where when you have to go there they have to take you in"), David Halpert, the protagonist of Scott Lasser's fourth novel, believes he can find true happiness by returning to the place of his birth.
Very early in their relationship -- well, affair actually -- he tells Carolyn he's thinking of moving back.
"'It's home ,'" he explains, 'where I'm from. It seems like a silly, hopeless thing to do, so maybe it will work out for me.'