Day: July 21, 2019

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Crowdsourced History Reading — Miscellaneous Further Addenda

TRAVEL HISTORY * Colin Thubron – The Lost Heart of Asia (Central Asia; post-USSR trip with historic sidelights) * Mark Twain – A Tramp Abroad (19th century; Germany, Austria, Italy) * David Dary – The Santa Fe Trail: Its History, Legends, and Lore (19th century; US) * Terry Townsend – Jane Austen’s Hampshire (19th century; […]

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BL-opoly: Scottie Dog Selection (Square #9) — Please pick my next book!

Reblogged from: Themis-Athena’s Garden of Books     Laura Restrepo: Hot Sur Laura Esquivel: Like Water for Chocolate Ann Leckie: The Raven Tower Renee Adieh: The Wrath and the Dawn   UPDATED July 21: The votes are in: The Raven Tower it is.   Original post:

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Jan Zalasiewicz & Mark Williams: Skeletons: The Frame of Life

Less Than What It Could Have Been OK, so I admit I didn’t check on the authors’ scholarly credentials before picking this up — if I had, I might not have been so disappointed to find that this is not, after all (not even in part) a book dealing with the way in which skeletons […]

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