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FLUFF READING

FLUFF READING

You can’t keep up a steady diet of deeply philosophical and meaningful literature without your brain going to rot. To hold the honor of being an eclectic reader you simply must branch out. As you probably know by now, the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon is the jewel of my escape reading. But what is … Continue reading

Japanese Haiku

I have begun the difficult task of thinning out my personal library and acknowledging that piles and piles of books on the floor must find their way to a bookcase. In the process, I have re-discovered some gems that have been squirreled away. Little Pictures of Japan by Olive Beaupre Miller, illustrated by Katharine Sturges … Continue reading

God Save the Queens

God Save the Queens

In the book business, the acquisition of an impressive collection of books on a single subject usually involves a death.  Occasionally these days, such a windfall will occur when the former owner is downsizing or moving and has to dispense with the baggage of a lifetime pursuit. Such was the case when I recently obtained … Continue reading