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Book Review: Skulls

Skulls:  An Exploration Of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection, by Simon Winchester, photography by Nick Mann This book’s title is right about one thing, and that is that Alan Dudley’s collection of skulls is definitely curious.  Whether or not that is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gardening In The Northwest

Gardening In The Northwest, by the editors of Sunset Magazine And Sunset Books I have found it to be an immensely intriguing thing that the Northwest has so many regional guides on gardening.  Admittedly, I probably would have noticed other … Continue reading

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Book Review: After The Ruins: 1906 And 2006

After The Ruins:  1906 and 2005:  Rephotographing The San Francisco Earthquake And Fire, by Mark Klett with Michael Lundgren and essays by Philip L. Fradkin and Rebecca Solnit I must admit that I am not very familiar with the phenomenon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Animal Architecture

Animal Architecture, by Ingo Arndt, text by Jürgen Tautz There is a deep and fatal inconsistency in this book, and it demonstrates something larger and more troubling at the problems of science as it relates to design.  On the one … Continue reading

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Book Review: As Eve Said To The Serpent

As Eve Said To The Serpent:  On Landscape, Gender, And Art, by Rebecca Solnit One of the more intriguing aspects of reading material from Rebecca Solnit is that one knows that it will be reliably rubbish [1].  It hardly matters … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Public Library

The Public Library, a photographic essay by Robert Dawson When I was going to the public library recently to pick up a book that had been on hold for a while, I saw a library display nearby that had books … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Most Beautiful Libraries In The World

The Most Beautiful Libraries In The World, photographs by Guillaume De Laubier, text by Jacques Bosser I picked up this book as part of my library reading about libraries–being very interested in such meta tasks, and I found the context … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Take Over Teh Wurld

How To Take Over Teh Wurld:  A LOLcat Guide 2 Winning, by Professor Happycat What is it that makes lolcat memes so funny [1]?  The memes included in this book are fairly straightforward in nature.  We have a photo containing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Extra Extraordinary Chickens

Extra Extraordinary Chickens, by Stephen Green-Armytage While I was sitting in the waiting room of my doctor’s office waiting for an appointment about my cellulitis problem [1], I managed to read an entire book about chickens.  Now, I do not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zen Camera

Zen Camera:  Creative Awakening With A Daily Practice In Photography, by David Ulrich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Watson-Guptill.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I first read this book I was … Continue reading

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