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January 2010

Rosoff’s How I Live Now

Before the holiday crush of travel and gift giving, and possibly as a respite from the preceding crush of academic obligations and end-of-term gatherings, I


Holiday book buying: a reflection

The holidays have come and gone. Any successful strategies for purchasing last minute gifts for literate loved ones?


Genre Wars: Fiction Vs. Memoir

Ben Yagoda’s book, Memoir: A History, is a fun romp through centuries of autobiography and memoir. Starting in the fifth century with The Confessions


Peter Phelps and Sex Without Madonna

Was really hoping I’d get an explanation for that title. Alas, I did not. If I think about it, I figure it’s just


Bob Dylan Revisited: Wallpaper Art

Cultural historians have given Bob Dylan his fair share of credit for significant contributions to popular music. Dylan’s reinventions of American folk, blues, and


December 2009

Impressed by Middlesex

Recently I finished reading Jeffrey Eugenides’ stupendous 2002 novel, Middlesex. The book had been flying on my literary radar at a low level for several years,


The Best American Travel Writing 2009

If Jason Wilson’s foreword and Simon Winchester’s introduction to this fine collection of essays don’t hook you, well, you’re probably more


Poe for sale

What would you pay for an original work of Edgar Allan Poe? How about a first edition of his very first book? Would you care


November 2009

TV can’t measure up: Forensic Investigator

It’s hard to ignore the popularity of police procedural television shows, more specifically, those dealing in forensics and crime scene investigation. Investigators, police, and


The Fate of the Epistolary Novel

When is the last time you received an honest letter? We’re not talking about a greeting card from the drugstore racks or the family


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Home Culinary Exploration Has Never Been More Fervent

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"Ever wondered what the difference between cinnamon and cassia is? The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs will teach you.

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