Category Archives: Books

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James Fenimore Cooper

  On the list to research and read.  Referred from Lance Schachterle from WPI.   https://www.wpi.edu/people/faculty/les    

Club Dumas

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Club_Dumas I enjoyed the book especially for the Dumas connections and rare book world. The plot is interesting and moves along well although I didn’t enjoy the denouement. “Too much… Read more »

The Orientalist

 This was a gift and much better than I expected.  Basically the biography of Lev Nussimbaum, a rich Russian Jew who grew up in Baku before the Bolsheviks and as a… Read more »

boy snow bird

This was on my nook from my daughter.    Interesting start but geographically fanciful version of the Worcester area.    I wasn’t sure what to expect but a book about mixed… Read more »

Books From the 80s

Recorded in a journal:   Kafka The Trial 10/1/1986 Tao of Pooh 10/1/1986 Kafka The Castle 10/1/1986 Heinlin The Cat Who Walked Through Walls 1/1/1987 Camus The Stranger 2/1/1987 Gibson… Read more »

Homestuck Words

This isn’t a book but not sure what it really is at all but here’s some words: Captchalogue Sburb Fetch Modi Equip Sylladex Pesterchum

James Bond Words

surfeit styptic pencil fruit stones “Phensics” & “Eno’s” – Phensic tablets contain two active ingredients, aspirin and caffeine – http://thequackdoctor.com/index.php/enos-fruit-salt/ Invecctor (p 65) embrocation aostemious      

Infinite Jest

I finally finished Infinite Jest after way to long.  I started reading the first time shortly after it came out and lost speed about a third into it.  With Infinite Summer… Read more »