Monthly Archives: July 2009

Where my last twenty books came from

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What genres don’t you read?

As I have been pondering the fact that I’m running out of genres to use for my favorites posts, I’ve been musing on the genres that I don’t read. I’m a fairly eclectic reader: historical fiction, contemporary fiction, literary fiction, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Visions of America: Photographing Democracy by Joseph Sohm

Visions of America addresses a single question: How do you photograph democracy? After all, democracy is an “idea,” and not something one can easily wrap one’s lens around. But photographing democracy is indeed what Joseph Sohm has done in this … Continue reading

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