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My book club read Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty.

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  Wouldn’t you know it everyone in my 4 David’s Book Club read Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, (the shorter English edition) for this month’s meeting, except me. It’s the book of the year and it is … Continue reading

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The Perils of Publishing

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  My last day in London I walk briskly through the crowds in the Tate Modern, I don’t want my art gluttony to end. I stop dead in my tracks at John Latham’s yellow and brown collage of open books. … Continue reading

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Have you earned your cliché today? Lorrie Moore

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Stereotypes and clichés are ready-made phrases. They began as a meaningful or novel observation. It’s their overuse and predictability that makes us cringe. Ever try to get through a day without a cliche. Try it. The first man to compare … Continue reading

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