The hollowed-out, secularized culture of Europe is unable to cope with the growth of militant Islam. It is just now awakening to this. Good luck with them. That Maryland school superintendent shows it can and will happen here.
Jerry Jay Carroll is a former journalist, nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize, and author of five novels, among them Top Dog, a NYT bestseller newly revised. His latest is The Horror Writer, a thriller about an author whose characters come to life. One wants to kill him as slowly as possible as a simple matter of revenge. Carroll was a feature writer and columnist at the San Francisco Chronicle before moving with his poet wife and son to Montana to study World War II. They now live in the Ouachita Mountains in Arkansas