Daily Archives: July 14, 2013

A Picture Of Moderate Panic

One of the more amusing aspects of my life is that I am not someone who tends to convey the severity of matters very well in person. A lifetime of practicing a stoic and phlegmatic approach to life on the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Patton And Rommel

Patton And Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century, by Dennis Showalter As a book in the parallel lives tradition popularized by Plutarch [1], a fact that the author does not point out, this book consists of several thematic … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jane And Her Gentlemen

Jane And Her Gentlemen: Jane Austen And The Men In Her Life And Novels, by Audrey Hawkridge As an open and avowed fan of Jane Austen’s work, this is the sort of book that a fan of hers who wishes … Continue reading

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