Sydney Young

About me

It’s not about my savvy, but yours! Reading and story engagement are great for your mind. It’s also about our lovely Paris, Texas, and our amazing arts community here. I am a life-long reading, music and fine arts enthusiast. I suffer, quite frankly, from story addiction, regardless of the form, and hope to convert other enthusiasts. Reading and study are a solid part of my life, as I have been an attorney for twenty years. I also naturally share my opinions. Here you can get my opinions about my passions: Fine Arts and Paris, Texas. You will also find my Book Briefs in The Paris News and on Goodreads. So, enjoy! And remember to keep your mind active and healthy — Savvy — by taking a break from the shallows (TV, Internet and electronic device of your choice).

From my website

Harper Lee: The Prophetess of PreDesegregated South Post SCOTUS ruling

Go Set a Watchman by Harper LeeMy rating: 5 of 5 stars(Via Hardback AND Audio read by Reese Witherspoon). Harper Lee is Isaiah.  And I think she is the most brave and truthful writer the American South has ever produced.  I wish there were another book hidden in the stacks.Old…

These are the best kind of Saturday mornings.  Peaceful and regenerative.  The summer ahead, but it's not hot yet.  Even though it is raining, of course it is, there is the promise of sun for an entire week!  I'm dreaming of going on a couple of family vacations -- the…

On Ulysses -- It is all Molly Bloom! My #parisreads

Ulysses by James JoyceMy rating: 5 of 5 starsLife Goal Achieved!  You all know that I am definitely not a genius.  And this book is not enjoyable much of the time.  However, it is an incredible, monumental exploration of the written word.  It is important.  And the Penelope (Molly Bloom…

 
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