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A Miracle of Books: From Gutenberg to Project Gutenberg (Blog post by Amanda Helm)

Joan herself was an illiterate peasant in a time when readers were few and books were literally gilded treasures available to the rich and the church.  298 more words

Joan Of Arc

How to upload free books from Project Gutenberg into your Kindle program.

Someone asked me to put together instructions on this. Since I did it for them, I thought I may as well publish it here.

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The Sacred

Song of the Week – David Bazan “Deny Myself”

https://thecurseoficarus.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/02-deny-myself.mp3

While I was musing on what to write about this week, I was overwhelmed with ideas. 1,563 more words

July reading roundup #1

Summer always means digging into dozens of good books. A rainy, lazy 4th of July weekend and a stack of tempting titles mean I’ve been reading even more than usual. 516 more words

Books

Brooklyn’s Famous Faces of Clay

 “Those, I suppose, are the directors of the society. I can make out Mr. Beecher and Mr. Murphy but I can’t quite make out Dr. Storrs.” 884 more words

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Book vs eReaders: A writer's argument

Sweating under the old Ra-born Egyptian sun, workers beat together layers of cross-layed papyrus… A medieval lamb is slaughtered and stretched into vellum for an illuminated manuscript (so often immortalizing another Lamb)… In Gutenberg’s press, each letter, carrying its own weight, brands its ink deep into the page… 499 more words

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