Category Archives: TBR

Placeholder to remember books I should read Real Soon Now

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 »

Lucretius

From: NPR   As Greenblatt describes it, Lucretius (borrowing from Democritus and others), says the universe is made of an infinite number of atoms … … moving randomly through space,… Read more »