Monthly Archives: June 2012

mann book films

Another book I read recently is Donald Prater’s biography of Thomas Mann. It’s a good way of finding out about the man, but I would not rate it very highly in terms of classic biographies. On consideration I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Kropotkin/Peróvskaya

I recently finished reading Memoirs of a Revolutionist by Peter Kropotkin – a superb book (especially first two thirds) which I heartily recommend. Kropotkin himself comes over as a man of genius but there are many other characters that appear … Continue reading

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micromuseum 7

The story of John Lane and his starting of a publishing dynasty, which is in my opinion one of the great monuments of the last 100 years in the history of the country which has the difficulty of being prone … Continue reading

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