Category Archives: Tirades

Dangerous Times

This is off-topic but has become THE topic for me recently as a result of some heartbreaking events I have observed and tried to ameliorate. So excuse the soapbox schtick and oratory but attend.  This is important. More important than … Continue reading

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Perilous Times for Books and Those Who Love Them

Publishers, authors and readers who have any sense need to turn around, tell Amazon to take a hike, and figure out what really makes sense. This doesn’t as presently configured. FEED THE BEAST (OR ELSE) New York Times, July 13, … Continue reading

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Albert Camus and the ventriloquists

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” Those lines are perhaps the most-quoted of Albert Camus’ online. They’ve most likely reached…

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