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HIGH SUMMERs

High Summer 2016 is there which is a very good thing and Roseledge Books is hopping — okay, on Thursdays. Scott called yesterday to say that four people — almost a crowd — were there at once taking full advantage … Continue reading

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A THANKSGIVING LITANY

Thanks for Thanksgiving, I say. Thanks for Ellen Goodman, who once wrote — as I recall — that Thanksgiving was the best holiday: good food, no gifts, and family together — for about four hours. Surely there is research to … Continue reading

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ROSELEDGE BOOKS, WHAT A DEAL!

I may be away this summer, but Roseledge Books is there, open sometimes and offering it’s best deal ever. First things first — the deal. Maybe for this summer only, RB OVERSTOCK books are priced at the VERY LOW PRICE … Continue reading

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SNOWY DAYS, CONTINUING

Snow here today; snow there tomorrow. Curses. And time for more bookish suggestions from and for snowy day frolickers. BE A BOOK VOYEUR: LOOK AT WHAT OTHERS ARE READING Checking out what others are reading is always fun, but it’s … Continue reading

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JULY: THE BLUEST BLUES, THE BEST BOOK EVER AND MORE PERFECT DAYS

Aarrghhh! Plagiarism makes me crazy and again, it is in the news.  Now it’s a Montana senator whose major contribution to his War College Master’s paper apparently was to re-arrange whole ideas from a few worthy papers written by others, … Continue reading

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MULLING 7: THE SCHEME OF THINGS

Such riches for mulling, it’s hard to know where to begin. President Obama’s team has started to think about his presidential library and the documenting of his life.   This is exciting, but oh my!  How one hopes the team … Continue reading

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WARY IS THE WORD OF THE DAY

Wary is the word of the day.  Front and center but below the bend of pages A1 and B1 in the paper NYT were two warnings to the naive reader, if such still exists. First wary warning is John Lefevre’s … Continue reading

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OAQ’S*

*Once-asked-questions have been flooding (okay, seeping) into my email. As you all know, I hope, I answer them in the blog. So… Question: I’m going to Paris.  What’s a good mystery? RB Suggestion: Cara Black’s series features a different Parisian … Continue reading

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YOUR PERSONAL BOOKSELLER, 2

Time flies, giving looms, and books abound; can more suggestions be far behind?  (These continue suggestions begun two posts back, 11-8- 13) ***** For someone new in the extended family who is nifty but not yet familiar,  Roseledge Books suggests … Continue reading

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YOUR PERSONAL BOOKSELLER IS READY

The annual surge of gift-giving is upon us, and what better gift to give than a book which says, “I still know who you are”? For that friend interested in Manhattan’s water supply,  the best RB choices were E. L. … Continue reading

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