Monthly Archives: October 2010

Chocolate and Cash come between Smelly People and Porn

Frank Jacobs knows maps, and on his Strange Maps blog he’s posted more than a few good spins on the atlas. His posts range from from a serious investigation into The Shotgun Tracts of the Lower Mississippi to enlightening twists … Read More

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World Without End

Just finished reading Ken Follett’s World Without End (after putting it off until I’d blown through the prequel, Pillars of the Earth, first). Ken Follett doesn’t wow me with words like Henry James, or ideas like Vonnegut, and the dialogue … Read More

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