“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles William Eliot
John D. MacDonald – a tremendous philosopher with particular emphasis on the Travis McGee series, which mightily shaped my philosophy and morals.
“Combine the best qualities of Magnum, Rockford, Bond, and Robin Hood, and then add some samurai-style philosophizing and rueful self-awareness and you will get some idea…” as to why these novels endure to this day.
Each Travis McGee novel featured a color in the title.
A random sampling of faves, in no particular order:
Louisa May Alcott