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Eve and her Pet Brontosaurus

As I mentioned in my previous post, I love diaries, and at Project Gutenberg I found many diaries available to read, listen to and download to my Kindle.  1,440 more words

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Reading History in Old Books

“There is some advantage in having imagination, since that visionary faculty opens the mental eyes to facts that more practical and duller intellects could never see.” 452 more words


Attic Treasures

I admit, this post is a long time coming and I’m quite happy to swing, if only briefly, back into some bookish things. That’s not to say that my Shoofly pie adventures are over, they most certainly are not. 1,722 more words


Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge: Pedlar’s Progress by Odell Shepherd--uncovering the essence of Bronson

I never thought I’d be saying this, especially when it comes to Bronson Alcott but Pedlar’s Progress, a biography on the life of Alcott by Odell Shepherd, is turning out to be an epic read. 1,044 more words

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L'Infernale Dominatrice

L’Infernale Dominatrice was written by J. van Styk. Illustrator remains unknown, it is believed this could have been Wighead. The book was published in 1935. To view all images… 14 more words