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How To Read The Classics

There are a handful of books about reading books, such as Mortimer Adler’s How To Read A Book, Harold Bloom’s How To Read And Why, and probably my favorite in the genre The Pleasures of Reading in An Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs, that have really helped readers become better readers. 388 more words

Classical Education

How To Study The Classics

Classics are a challenge to read. I once had a student admit that he had read one single page for an hour trying to understand what was going on in Cervantes Don Quixote and finally went to google to help him figure it out. 469 more words


Why Read The Classics

Homer’s Odyssey. Plato’s Republic. Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Works that have been heralded as some of the finest literary achievements in Western Civilization for hundreds of years. 577 more words


Omnibus: The Floatplane Notebook

The powerful engine you hear in the distance means that the Omnibus has returned to your town.  We’ll be going down to the shore so we can watch the seabirds land and maybe get a crappy tattoo on the boardwalk to commemorate the event.  3,744 more words

Model Spotlight

Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-3

Having painted the figures in part 1: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/02/1910-omnibus-slot-car-build-part-1/ …

…and having sprayed and started building the body in part 2:

… It was time to assemble the rest of the lower body. 310 more words

Inheritance Trilogy Omnibus by N.K. Jemisin Epub

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Inheritance Trilogy Omnibus by N.K. Jemisin

Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north.

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New Additions #41

This has been on my to-buy-list since 2014 or something.