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ROSELEDGE BOOKS’ READERS ARE READY

Amanda Knox was freed from an Italian jail last week. “Whew,” said a friend and RB reader who knew to be worried after reading Donna Leon’s mysteries set in Venice. “Who’s surprised about the prescription drug shortage?” asked a medical … Continue reading

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READING AND SUMMER UPDATE

The ending of David Grann’s The Lost City of Z was satisfactory, much like Nicholas Clapp’s The Road to Ubar, but I wanted a book with more search detail, like Ubar. I hate reviewers who review the book they wish … Continue reading

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… AND THE LIVING IS EASY

This was the week when special people bought Roseledge Books’ special finds, so RB has the first bestsellers (3 copies sold) of the summer: Farm Work, a catalog of Jamie Wyeth’s art includes an interview rewritten as if Jamie Wyeth … Continue reading

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THRUMS AND WOWS

The goldfinches did their aerial mating dance this morning. Wow! The sun and breezes and twinkley water did their dance, too. Perfect. Lobster boats are tied up, waiting for prices to rise enough to make going out worth it, so … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM TENANTS HARBOR

It is a glorious afternoon. (Check webcam shadows.) Iffy morning makes it all the sweeter. Iffy last two weeks makes it seem like a miracle. A rogue poplar is poking through the porch lattice in exactly the right spot to … Continue reading

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WHEW!

Roseledge Books made it through the weather event almost unscathed. For two hours, the electricity flickered which is worrisome as I sleep in a powered recliner that is un-get-out-able except when upright. A very small backup battery maybe promises one … Continue reading

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ROGUE ROSES! OH BOY!

Wonderful wild roses — flat, pink with a cream center — are sprouting from the cleared rocks of my roadside stone wall. Clearly they have found spots which suit them. The rosa rugosa hedge blossomed and spread and allowed wrong … Continue reading

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HOT! TIME TO READ

HOT!  HOT!  Too hot to move, but just right to settle in with a wanted book waiting to be read, with the fan on medium between open doors.  Fortunately, Roseledge Books meets all of those requirements.  I chose Ian Rankin’s … Continue reading

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OH, THE JOY!

Some mornings are especially fine: good coffee, curious new tracks in the snow, and the NYTimes with a “search” story. Today was one such. First the story: A lost letter from Rene Descartes was found (NYTimes 2/25/10).   A Descartes … Continue reading

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