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Book of January 20, 2010
Indispensable insights into the life of New York -- and America as a whole -- in the first half of the 20th century.
Book of November 24, 2009
A complex fantasy of near-Pratchettian wit and commentary. The rules for Epic Drama are especially funny and meta. As I was reading, I dithered about whether I was going to be able to recommend this book, because of something in the early chapters that really got under my skin. In the event I do recommend it [...]
Book of November 17, 2009
Before the agricultural revolution, there was the String Revolution: how and why women invented textiles, and why textiles are quintessential women's work.
Book of October 8, 2009
Stone makes the diaries of Pepys and Boswell the centerpieces of this study. He shows how the emotional tenor and expectations of different generations of Englishpeople swung back and forth, so you can’t talk about a consistent “national character” or directional “evolution” of society.