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Short, adequate biography of possibly America's most obscure president: apart from the well-known "Tippecanoe & Tyler Too" slogan, and the fact that he was grandfather to another president, I knew basically nothing about him. But what there is to ...more
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This book is a fair amount of fun. I heard about it a few years ago, I think on the Volokh Conspiracy, where Wexler acted as guest-blogger for a week. It examines a number of the lesser known parts of the constitution, the "bat eared foxes" of the co ...more
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William Shakespeare
“Is it not strange that sheep's guts could hail souls out of men's bodies?”
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

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“And for adults, the world of fantasy books returns to us the great words of power which, in order to be tamed, we have excised from our adult vocabularies. These words are the pornography of innocence, words which adults no longer use with other adults, and so we laugh at them and consign them to the nursery, fear masking as cynicism. These are the words that were forged in the earth, air, fire, and water of human existence, and the words are:

Love. Hate. Good. Evil. Courage. Honor. Truth.”
Jane Yolen, Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie & Folklore in the Literature of Childhood

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