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Entries from August 2011

Recommended Reading, Letters and Journals

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on Recommended Reading, Letters and Journals

…well we have yet to purchase an edition of anyone’s collected Facebook posts, but we do continue to buy collections of letters and monograph editions of journals.  Those private and semi-private publications wherein the voice of a life can be experienced.  Here is a list of new (and lets say “newer”) editions of letters and journals in our collection:

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Summer Reading, Fiction About College

August 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Summer Reading, Fiction About College

…as the summer draws to a close and the school year (first year students Sunday) dawns, a concluding reading list on fiction about college life.  A sampling of books (mostly American) wherein the college experience is chronicled in the imagination:

The last one, of course, bringing cries of “Oh rare Max!”

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Summer Reading, Barak Obama

August 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Summer Reading, Barak Obama

…with Washington politics clogging the news (for a break one could sample one of the titles on our baseball reading list), so with the television speaking of nothing but President, Congress, and politics a sampling from our collection on the titles we’ve purchased on President Barak Obama.  Hopefully here we’re providing perspectives right, left, and center on the President:

 

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Summer Reading, Public Debt

August 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on Summer Reading, Public Debt

…given the debt ceiling situation and all the intensely heated ugliness that it has inspired, a quick list of books here at ODY about the politics of our national debt:

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