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  • Ancient Gonzo Widsom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson

    I've been a Hunter S. Thompson fan since I read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas back in college in 1973. The completely drug-soaked, high speed narration of a trip to Las Vega in search of "the American Dream," was a breakthrough, a new style of writing that I found entertaining and entralling...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 11-20-2009
  • The Library: An Illustrated History by Stuart A. P. Murray

    This very readable and lavishly illustrated book is a survey of libraries, from the earliest gatherings of clay tablets in the library at Nineveh to the present grandeur of the Library of Congress. It is full of the characters of library history as well: from King Assurbanipal in 700 BCE, Mansa Musa...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 10-05-2009
  • The Book of William: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World

    Paul Collins writes in a convivial and breezy style, and is the kind of natural storyteller who brings history to life. Nevertheless, in The Book of William , his scholarship and authority are undeniable, and make this book an important entry point for those interested in learning more about Shakespeare...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 08-17-2009
  • Honey Cake

    Every year, David's mother bakes a honey cake for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year celebration. Eating honey cake symbolizes the hope that the new year will be sweet. David's sister Rachel expresses the opinion of all Denmark in 1943: "A sweet year would be a year without Nazis."...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by mrsweasley@evpl on 11-21-2008
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