Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls. Director: Ingmar Bergman Writer: Ingmar Bergman Stars: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin and Börje Ahlstedt
Alexander Hamilton’s life is perhaps best known for its end: he was mortally wounded in a duel with political rival Aaron Burr. But his personal life and political achievements are fascinating, impressive, and—until recently—underappreciated. Here is a man who, though featured on our ten-dollar bill, many Americans know little about. I was certainly one of them.
Mystery: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. There are 14 books in this series so far and there isn't a disappointing one among them. Precious (Mma) Ramotswe is indeed a remarkable creation.