Category Archives: publishing

  1. Books, Bells, and Morals

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    September 3, 2020 by libroshombre

                It’s fascinating how the human mind skips around, sometimes fruitfully, like recent consideration of a naked pig-chasing man leading …
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  2. Murders, Measuers, and MSG

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    March 31, 2020 by libroshombre

    Shakespeare wrote in “Titus Andronicus” that “Sorrow concealèd, like an oven stopped,/ Doth burn the heart to cinders where it …
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  3. Gilgamesh, Co-op Fees, and Comfy Libraries

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    November 19, 2019 by libroshombre

    Ancient epic literature appeals most when it reveals how people long ago lived their daily lives and how they thought. …
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  4. Publishers, Malarkey, and Project Gutenberg

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    March 24, 2017 by libroshombre

      “Malarky!” was one of my father’s favorite epithets for things he deemed phony or exaggerated. I heard it all …
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  5. Essays, Agnotology, and Ignorance

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    February 8, 2016 by libroshombre

      I’ve been thinking about Michel Montaigne, the 16th century writer, wine grower, and counselor to kings, even more than …
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