This man speaks my mind.
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We're Still in Love With Books →
Even though I am embracing technology more and more each year, like many of my colleagues, I still try to cultivate those bookish sensibilities in my students. If I happen to be teaching Mosses From an Old Manse, I want them to handle the books as they first appeared in 1846, in chocolate brown with cream-colored pages, wide margins, and typography that transports us to Hawthorne’s era much as...
CONSIDERING John Adams’s lack of ambition at age 13, it’s a wonder that he ever...– http://nyti.ms/vqisBs
The objects and their organization bind us to something larger than ourselves,...– Philipp Blom, in The New York Times
Books I Read in 2011, Or, Be My Friend on... →
He was moving in a way I’d never seen him move in the apartment, reacting to...– Stephanie Clifford, in the Times. Cats on leashes? Maybe. Nice passages about cats? Definitely.