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Outlander

Outlander

When you need a break from reality into some really grand historical fiction, I recommend the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.  I have been promoting this book series for some time now. It’s a fine escape. I felt strongly that if someone could transfer this story to the screen as serious historical fiction – instead … 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

Bedtime Reading

Bedtime Reading

Confession: My reading is not limited to classics, literature and deep philosophical tomes.  I am an eclectic reader.    A compulsive reader.   Couldn’t pass up reading the back of a cereal box when I was a kid.  Today, I am enchanted by the blurbs in Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer.  The American Science and Surplus catalog has … Continue reading

Simply Stunning Collection of Books on Spirituality and Enlightment

Simply Stunning Collection of Books on Spirituality and Enlightment

This incoming collection of 20 boxes of books on spirituality and enlightenment is amazing.  Most are in new or nearly new condition.  Subjects:  Zen Buddhism, psychology, meditation, yoga, health and healing, Christianity, dreams, metaphysics, poetry, gourmet cooking, photography, literary classics, and science fiction. Authors:   C.S. Lewis, Asimov, Carl Jung, Thomas Merton, Thich Nhat Hanh,  … Continue reading