Category Archives: writers

  1. Stout, Seuss, and the Bible

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    April 23, 2022 by libroshombre

                In “A History of Reading,” Alberto Manguel wrote, “At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of …
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  2. Thumbs, Maxims, and Regret

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    November 6, 2021 by libroshombre

                “Doctors say that our thumb is our master-finger and that our French word for it, ‘pouce,’ derives from the Latin …
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  3. Book Buying, Book Reading, and Book Loving

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    October 17, 2018 by libroshombre

    Upon my arrival in Fairbanks in 1990, former State Senator Charlie Parr recommended I read “Generations: The History of America’s …
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  4. Possums, Trees, and Chairs

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    November 11, 2016 by libroshombre

      Possums and library trees have been on my radar a lot lately. Possums are certainly ugly creatures, but those …
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  5. Writers, Editors, and Mean Parrots

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    October 31, 2016 by libroshombre

      Stephen Ambrose, author of “Band of Brothers” and “Undaunted Courage,” once noticed that, “There are many more want-to-be writers …
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  6. Space Elevators, Project Hieroglyph, and Borges’ Libraries

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    August 21, 2014 by libroshombre

    It takes big dreams to make big things happen. Take spaceelevators, for example. “Space Elevators Are Totally Possible,” an online …
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