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My Year in Books

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Everyone else is doing end-of-the-year recaps, so I thought I’d join the chorus of noise and share mine. I included all of the Teaching Company stuff I listened to even though they’re not technically books because hey, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “I leaf through now one book, now another, without order and without a plan, by disconnected fragments…If I encounter difficulties in reading, I do not gnaw my nails over them; I leave them there. I do nothing … Continue reading

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Learning from Las Vegas: the Duck v. the Decorated Shed

Blowhard, Esq. writes: While in Vegas, I was lucky enough to get a guided tour of the downtown area from a long-time resident who works for the Nevada Gaming Commission and I talked with another friend who’s a writer with … Continue reading

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Book Notes: My Reading List So Far This Year

Blowhard, Esq. writes: What books are you guys reading right now? Here’s what I’ve managed so farĀ in 2012: A Renegade History of the United States — Thaddeus Russell What the Dog Saw — Malcolm Gladwell Sin in the Second City: … Continue reading

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