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Book Review: Esperanto: The World Interlanguage

Esperanto:  The World Interlanguage, compiled by George Alan Connor, Doris Tappan Connor, William Solzbacher, and Dr. J.B. Se-Tsien Kao This book advertises itself as being six books in one, and it demonstrates something that can be seen through the general … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beginner’s Esperanto

Beginner’s Esperanto, by J.F. Conroy Although it is without a doubt that I probably read too many books on the grammar and instruction of the language of Esperanto [1], it is enjoyable to see how different people conceive of the … Continue reading

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Stop Making Sense

I managed to spend a significant amount of time today chatting with a coworker of mine who has been given a job assignment that interacts with my own, and that related to a former boss of ours.  I was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Planning Language, Planning Equality

Planning Language, Planning Equality, by James W. Lollefson It does not take very long in reading this book to realize that the author is either incredibly stupid or immensely wicked in his mindset about languages.  For one, it is clear … Continue reading

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Book Review: A First Reader

A First Reader:  Intended For Those Who Are Beginning The Study Of Esperanto, by E.A. Lawrence As someone who has read a fair amount of books about Esperanto and how the language is taught [1], and who will no doubt … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Speakers

The Last Speakers:  The Quest To Save The World’s Most Endangered Languages, by K. David Harrison My feelings about this book are somewhat complicated, but not because of anything that is in the book itself.  The book itself is an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Teach Yourself Esperanto

Teach Yourself Esperanto:  A Complete Course For Beginners, by John Cresswell and John Hartley, revised with additional material by J.H. Sullivan This book answers a question I had when reviewing a previous book that had been paired with this one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Being Colloquial In Esperanto

Being Colloquial In Esperanto:  A Reference Guide For Americans, by David K. Jordan This was one of the books I borrowed at a recent meeting with fellow Esperantists [1] from part of the host’s extensive library on the subject, which … Continue reading

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Book Review: Large Family Logistics

Large Family Logistics:  The Art And Science Of Managing The Large Family, by Kim Brenneman For the record, I do not come from a large family, nor am I in any particular place to plan for a family of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Step By Step In Esperanto

Step By Step In Esperanto, by Montagu C. Butler This book, published in 1965 by the Esperanto Publishing Company, means exactly what the title says.  It is a step-by-step guide to the Esperanto language.  The author means, iom post iom … Continue reading

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