Category Archives: biography

  1. Tsundoku, Eco, and Antilibraries

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    February 25, 2021 by libroshombre

                “He that revels in a well-chosen library has innumerable dishes, all of admirable flavor,” according to the Victorian writer …
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  2. Biographies, Wegotisms, and Emuscation

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    June 7, 2018 by libroshombre

      Forever curious about how people thought and acted long ago, I’m a fiend for biographies, even though, as Abraham …
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  3. Flogging, Peacocks, and Thicknesse

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    May 14, 2017 by libroshombre

      Teaching an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute class on Patrick O’Brian was more involved than anticipated. Having read (and listened …
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  4. T, Temple, and Lady Betty

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    April 24, 2017 by libroshombre

      It might have been learning about Richard “Waterfront” Brown during Osher Lifelong Learning’s Fairbanks history class that got me …
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  5. Gallivanting with Montaigne and Reading Deeply

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    October 9, 2014 by libroshombre

    “Gallivant” is my word for the week. It means “roaming about in search of pleasure, and that describes my general …
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