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Future Music

(Essay originally appeared in Entropy)

When George Antheil was three-years-old, he wanted a piano for his birthday. Instead of a normal-sized one, his parents gifted him a toy version instead. 147 more words

History

You never know what you'll find...

Second hand shops (not second hand Book Shops) can be a treasure trove of old books. Second hand Book Store owners tend to know their stuff and price their books accordingly, where as general second hand shop keepers are not always as well versed in the value of old books that pass through their hands. 557 more words

Books

Four by Freund: James Joyce in Paris, 1938


Gisele Freund, Joyce is often found here in the famous little bookshop of Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company. Here we see him having a chat with Sylvia Beach, who published the first edition of Ulysses in her shop, and Adrienne Monnier publisher of the French translation of “Ulysses.” Mlle. 104 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

ON THIS DAY: March 14, 2018

March 14th is

International Ask A Question Day *

Learn About Butterflies Day

MOTH-er Day

National Pi Day
(3.14 etc.) *

Potato Chip Day

Science Education Day… 1,376 more words

History

Birthday Birthday

Publishing a book is, according to some authors, like giving birth to a baby.  You release it into the world and cut the umbilical of control over your work.  987 more words

Poetry

Hemingway at War

Hemingway at War –
Ernest Hemingway’s Adventures as a World War II Correspondent
By Terry Mort
Pegasus Books/W.W. Norton 

Money can be easy to come by, especially and obviously when it’s inherited; integrity is not. 857 more words

History