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GOOD INFORMATION IS TOO LITTLE WITH US, PART TWO

What sources of information do the muddlers trust? It used to be that the checks and balances of scientific research, news media, conventional publishing, even government documents were well in place, understood, and able to be challenged or balanced as … Continue reading

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TENANTS HARBOR SUMMER: A TALLY

We’ve had the annual “Tenants Harbor Porch Event” with whatever tasties the Produce Lady has on hand, which this year were cherry tomatoes, pickling-cucumber slices with cracked pepper, skunk (white cheddar) cheese, tuna salad, herb popcorn, and brownies.  Charlie found … Continue reading

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NEVER TOO MANY BOOKS

You have a lot of books, some of which you haven’t read and may never read, but you want to buy more.  Oh boy!  Roseledge Books wants YOU. Your books are starting to take over your living space, a neighbor … Continue reading

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WHY READERS MATTER, REASON #4208

I love facts.  They are malleable enough to be the stuff of never-ending arguments.  (How many changed ingredients make a new recipe?)  And circumstances change. ( Is the Aral Sea still one of the four largest bodies of water?)  I … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

“Are illegal immigrants counted in unemployment statistics?  And if you don’t know, how would you find out?” a friend emailed.  Well, I don’t know.  I assume the unemployment number is a government figure derived from papers otherwise filed by employers … Continue reading

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MORE BOOKS ADDED #3

Quite exciting news is that Roseledge Books has a second bestseller — which means three coipies have been sold. Walter Isaacson’s Einstein is now added to Steven Johnson’s The Ghost Map, and together they document how nifty are the readers … Continue reading

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FOGGY DAYS

Foggy days are the best bookstore days. Sailors can’t safely sail, so after they moor their boats and walk to the cemetery with a stop for coffee, it’s onto Roseledge Books because there is little else. Cottage renters see the … Continue reading

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