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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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Book Review: Jacques Henri Lartigue: Photographer

Jacques Henri Lartigue:  Photographer, by Jacques Henri Lartigue As is the case with beautiful books of photography like this one [1], one does not so much read this book as attempt to understand the meaning and significance of the photographs … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bodies On Raw

Bodies On Raw, by Marisa Ignacio Hormel, photography by Melinda Lerner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must admit that I was surprised and not … Continue reading

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