Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Great American Bathroom Book

You wouldn’t do it, of course, but some people who want to make themselves look good lie about the books they’ve read.  They’re not bad people, they just don’t have time to read those big, intimidating books.  The Federalist has … Continue reading

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Books to Read for Black History Month

February is Black History Month, so here are some works that you might want to consider reading or providing for your children or grandchildren. The first list comes from Goodreads.  It is quite interesting in that it includes books such … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

Robert Osborne, the host of Turner Classic Movies and undoubtedly one of the most knowledgeable people in the world about movies, has updated his book 85 Years of the Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards.  This 464 page … Continue reading

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“. . . We do not, however, recommend the book to the fastidious reader, or the one who clings to “old-fashioned ideas.”  It is a book one can very well get along without reading.” The above quote is part of … Continue reading

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