How Life Is Nothing More than a Series of Sweet and Misinterpreted Memories

Reflections on reading ‘Flowers for Algernon’ to my children

Walter Rhein
The Book Cafe
Published in
7 min readMay 25, 2024

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Last night I finished reading Flowers for Algernon to my girls. My girls are 11 and 13. They’re both brilliant. I’m admittedly biased in this assessment, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true.

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Walter Rhein
The Book Cafe

I have 10+ years experience as a certified English and Physics teacher. 20+ years of experience as an editor, journalist, blogger and novelist.