Archive for January, 2002

The Power to Use Words

Friday, January 18th, 2002

I use up my daily ration of words.

2001: A Space Odyssey

Thursday, January 17th, 2002

Music of the spheres.

Bottom Line: Must-see Classic.

Scribe or Author

Wednesday, January 16th, 2002

Thinking precedes writing.

Clear and Simple as the Truth

Monday, January 14th, 2002

Clear and Simple as the Truth: Writing Classic Prose
Francis-Noel Thomas & Mark Turner
Princeton University Press. 1994.

This book defines one type of style, classic, and its elemental principles. The classic style is contrasted to other styles, such as, romantic, contemplative, and reflexive.


Saturday, January 12th, 2002

Nan: The Life of an Irish Travelling Woman.
Sharon Gmelch.
W. W. Norton. 1986


Friday, January 11th, 2002

Carrington: Selected Letters & Extracts from Her Diaries.
Edited by David Garnett.

Endangered Pleasures

Wednesday, January 9th, 2002

Endangered Pleasures: In Defense of Naps, Bacon, Martinis, Profanity, and Other Indulgences.
Barbara Holland.

The Sustaining Dream

Tuesday, January 8th, 2002

Depression accompanies fulfillment.

The surface and beneath the surface