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Rossetti and His Circle by Max Beerbohm
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Now that the Internet and chronic solvent abuse have cruelly abridged my attention span, I can’t seem to concentrate on anything more demanding than a businesslike text message (“Where u at bro?”) I’ve come to accept that I’ll never read Sein und Zei ...more
Will in the World by Stephen Greenblatt
"I never thought this would happen to me, but while I was reading this book, I actually had a sense of nostalgia for Harold Bloom.

A woman I work with forced this book on me with the guarantee that I would adore it. I later found out that she "hate..." Read more of this review »
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For the Soul of France by Frederick Brown
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Karen Armstrong is a silly person who writes books about religion. She also appears to be a kindly soul, in a tea-and-crumpets sort of way, but she’s still, I repeat, a silly person. In a recent Salon interview, she bemoaned the atheistic impertinenc ...more
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Learning Teaching by Jim Scrivener
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Sad to say, but I’ve lived more intimately with this book than just about any other in my life. I used Learning Teaching on a daily basis in Korea, where I spent a couple of years instilling the finer points of EFL pedagogy into trainee teachers to w ...more
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