Czesław Miłosz was a Lithuanian poet of Polish extraction (and he made sure to let people know this). His poetry… Read more [Literature] Czeslaw Milosz: One of the most fascinating poets of the past 100 years
I admit that I picked up Miguel Ángel Asturias’s 1963 novel Mulata de Tal because of the cover and blurb… Read more [Literature] Miguel Ángel Asturias’s weird novel Mulata (Book acquired, 14 April 2017)
TED2017 begins on Monday in Vancouver, Canada, and will explore the theme “The Future You.” If the future you is… Read more [Literature] 12 Books To Browse Ahead Of TED2017
Expect to see John Batchelor’s podcast links here. He does stunning work interviewing authors, and you can tell he’s actually… Read more [Book Review] Sat 12/20/14 Author Paths Without Glory: Richard Francis Burton in Africa by James L. Newman
Books as works of art in and of themselves. Remarkable. Simon Brown makes books look… desirable! Many thanks to my… Read more [Photos] These Beautiful Old Books Are a Bibliophile’s Dream
Dangerous Minds posts an article on all the interesting covers that William S. Burroughs managed to score for his books.