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Dickens at 200: “Great Expectations” reconsidered

This year (2012 in case you haven’t been paying attention) in addition to promising to be one of the more hilarious presidential election years in recent memory – keep in mind that at some point Barack Obama will face off … Continue reading

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An Oversight and a Preview

In my recent review of Keith Richards’ Life, I neglected to mention that the book won a couple of 2011 Audies awards, including Audiobook of the Year, in what is considered “the Oscars” of the audiobook world. You can access … Continue reading

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Fore, right! The Downhill Lie: A Hacker’s Return to A Ruinous Sport, by Carl Hiaasen

(Note:  In honor of the start of spring–a cruel annual hoax here in the state of Michigan–and the upcoming golf season, I’m reposting a review written for the now-defunct earlier version of this blog.) Carl Hiaasen is usually a pretty … Continue reading

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