Tag Archives: David Pearson

“Blood Meridian,” a Western for People Who Hate Westerns

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This summer I read two wonderful novels, Hombre and Valdez is Coming, early Westerns written by the masterful Elmore Leonard. After finishing those books I decided it was time to tackle one of the Big Kahunas of the last … Continue reading

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The Brits Really Know How to Design a Book Cover

Blowhard, Esq. writes: My copy of Nassim Taleb’s Fooled by Randomness arrived today to match my copy of The Black Swan. I specifically tracked down the UK editions b/c the covers are so wonderful. Bold, colorful, hazy, eye-catching. They have a visually consistent … Continue reading

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