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It's a blog! Mainly of book reviews.

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Too Brave to Dream: Encounters with Modern Art
R.S. Thomas
Progress: 28/96 pages
Peter Pan and Other Plays: The Admirable Crichton; Peter Pan; When Wendy Grew Up; What Every Woman Knows; Mary Rose (Oxford World's Classics)
J.M. Barrie, Peter Hollindale
Progress: 238/384 pages
The Essential Shakespeare
Ted Hughes
Progress: 61/259 pages
Canaletto: Bernardo Bellotto Paints Europe
Andreas Schmacher
Progress: 16/360 pages
Introduction to Topology
Bert Mendelson
Progress: 10/224 pages
Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome
Nessa Carey
Progress: 97/352 pages
Basics of Plasma Astrophysics
Claudio Chiuderi, Marco Velli
Progress: 58/250 pages
A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians
Patrick Hamill
Progress: 7/180 pages
Complete Poems, 1904-1962
E.E. Cummings
Progress: 924/1102 pages
The Complete Plays and Poems
E.D. Pendry, J.C. Maxwell, Christopher Marlowe
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Bert Mendelson
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E.E. Cummings
E.D. Pendry, J.C. Maxwell, Christopher Marlowe
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I think I expected this to be an extension of Uprooted, like maybe something 10 years down the road, or about some peripheral...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 238 out of 384 pages.
What Every Woman Knows I don't really want to spoil the plot of this play at all. It's about a plain-looking woman who is u...
Peter Pan and Other Plays: The Admirable Crichton; Peter Pan; When Wendy Grew Up; What Every Woman Knows; Mary Rose (Oxford World's Classics) - J.M. Barrie, Peter Hollindale
text: Reading progress update: I've read 225 out of 384 pages.
Hurgh! This is good.
Peter Pan and Other Plays: The Admirable Crichton; Peter Pan; When Wendy Grew Up; What Every Woman Knows; Mary Rose (Oxford World's Classics) - J.M. Barrie, Peter Hollindale
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THE SILKWORM was one of those rare times where the second book is better than the first! Robin and Strike set out to solve ...
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'Dixon thought!' said Margaret, her lip curling. 'Dixon could not give me credit for enough true loveā€”for as much as herself!...
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Right. There is only so much I can read of this on one day without causing myself an injury from all the eye-rolling at the c...
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After 6 rolls, I'm still only on space 9 and since the book I just finished did not qualify for the space on I was on, I can ...
March 2019
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 212 out of 384 pages.
I'm ripping through this gentle comedy.
Peter Pan and Other Plays: The Admirable Crichton; Peter Pan; When Wendy Grew Up; What Every Woman Knows; Mary Rose (Oxford World's Classics) - J.M. Barrie, Peter Hollindale
text: Reading progress update: I've read 48 out of 818 pages.
There's a hint of Poe in the story of the Saratoga Trunk.
The Complete Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson: Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Nineteen Other Tales (Modern Library Classics) - Barry Menikoff, Robert Louis Stevenson
text: Reading progress update: I've read 16 out of 360 pages.
"Veduta" = "View": a painting or print, usually large, usually a cityscape, possibly some other type of vista. Pl = Vedute. ...
Canaletto: Bernardo Bellotto Paints Europe - Andreas Schmacher
March 2019
19
text: Reading progress update: I've read 181 out of 384 pages.
Maggie is 27 and unmarried! On the shelf! The horror!
Peter Pan and Other Plays: The Admirable Crichton; Peter Pan; When Wendy Grew Up; What Every Woman Knows; Mary Rose (Oxford World's Classics) - J.M. Barrie, Peter Hollindale
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Ok, I know this book is pretty much universally loved, but ... erm ... I'm really not feeling the love... yet. I hope there...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 12 out of 360 pages.
I got this 1/2 price when I visited the Gemalde Gallery in Berlin last year. Caneletto made a big impression on me when I fir...
Canaletto: Bernardo Bellotto Paints Europe - Andreas Schmacher
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Yes, after a lot of agonizing, I wrote my letter today to announce my retirement at the end of May, 2019. I'm excited and s...
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