Books for November

“November comes / And November goes, / With the last red berries / And the first white snows. / With night coming early, / And dawn coming late, / And ice in the bucket / And frost by the gate.” ~Elizabeth Coatsworth

Remember, remember

November 5th marks the anniversary of the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. A number of discontents planned to blow up Parliament but were caught before they could light the fuse. Guy Fawkes was found in the underground chambers below the building with dozens of barrels of gunpowder. He was tried and convicted of treason, though…