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Author:  KindaSkolarly [ Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:03 pm ]
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Add your own. I just happened to read a couple recently that I though were interesting, so I thought I'd start this thread.

How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity
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The Rise and Fall of the English Sentence
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Author:  KindaSkolarly [ Sun Apr 19, 2020 9:52 pm ]
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When “Serious” Writers Write Books For Kids

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Author:  KindaSkolarly [ Tue May 05, 2020 8:41 pm ]
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Umberto Eco’s Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are More Valuable to Our Lives than Read Ones

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And the short video at the link below made me think of our coffee table book.

How Audubon’s Birds of America Changed Natural History
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_qDRpNwShI

The book on our coffee table is this one:

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The Audubon watercolors have been issued in book form several times, but this is a REALLY nice edition. ISBN 9780679420590. The hardcover, made in Italy. About 14" tall, thick paper, hand-stitched pages, heavy boards, heavy jacket folded double at the top and bottom to keep the edges from tearing. Superb workmanship. The ISBN might apply to different versions of this book, but if you seek out a copy I recommend the 1993 Italian version. It says something like 'Printed and bound in Italy' on the title page.

One of the full-page paintings in the book:

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Author:  moveovershakespeare [ Wed May 13, 2020 3:26 pm ]
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Now this book rocks! I encourage everyone to get a copy! https://www.amazon.com/Move-over-Shakes ... 164&sr=8-1

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