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Do you not know me?

It’s a line from Moll Flanders, by Defoe. A book from 1722, yet the question is still valid.

Do you not know me?

Who does know another person? 430 more words


The Great Courses Q&A with Neil deGrasse Tyson

I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of free time watching The Great Courses DVDs from my local public library.


Be a Knowledge Junkie

Some years back, I evaluated a manuscript for a publisher. It was a Civil War historical mystery novel, and the Civil War is not exactly my area of expertise. 2,212 more words

Writing Tips


Lately I have been watching some DVDs I purchased from The Great Courses. If you are not familiar with that company, they offer video recordings, and sometimes accompanying books, prepared from the lectures of outstanding instructors. 500 more words


How to add The Great Courses video downloads to your iPad

The Great Courses is well, great. Except for one thing – you can’t easily download the lecture videos to your iPad from the website or the iPad App, you can only stream them from there. 396 more words

The Great Courses

The Art of Reading

The Art of Reading
Timothy Spurgin, Ph.D.
(The Great Courses)



Audience: Readers and writers alike

Scope: How to read well… 583 more words

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