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Book Review: The October Testament

The October Testament:  New Matthew Bible, by William Tyndale and John Rogers, and updated and with a new introduction by R. Magnusson Davis [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Baruch House Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lingvistikaj Aspectoj De Esperanto

Lingvistikaj Aspectoj De Esperanto, by John Wells This particular book is part of a long list of books I have read in and about Esperanto [1].  It should be fairly obvious from the title that this book is one about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Esprimo De Sentoj En Esperanto

Esprimo De Sentoj En Esperanto, by Prof. D-ro Edmond Privat I am certainly no stranger to reading books about or in Esperanto [1], and this book offers the Esperanto equivalent of the of the contemporaneous literature I have read in … Continue reading

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Rhaid I Fi Ddysgu

There is an amusing web quiz on BuzzFeed that asks whether a word is nonsense or a Welsh word.  This does not sound as if it would be a very hard game, but it is.  One commenter on the quiz … Continue reading

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Book Review: Esperanto In The New York Times (1887-1922)

Esperanto In The New York Times (1887-1922), edited by Ulrich Becker As someone who considers myself to be a fairly new and somewhat unusual Esperantist, who reads many books in and on the subject [1], I found this book to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The American Esperanto Book

The American Esperanto Book, by Arthur Baker As someone who reads a great deal of materials in and about Esperanto [1], a significant challenge presents itself in the way that so many similar books with similar aims seek to distinguish … Continue reading

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Book Review: Esperanto For Hope

Esperanto For Hope:  A New Way Of Learning The Language Of Peace, by Máire Mullarney As someone who greatly enjoys reading books about Esperanto [1] and getting a feel for its literary culture as a whole, this book is delightful … Continue reading

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Book Review: Plene Idiota Vortaro

Plene Idiota Vortaro Kun Suplemento, by K. Paringhien The odds are good that this review will contain more text in it than the book itself.  When I find particularly odd books like this one, I find it worthwhile to report … Continue reading

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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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