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[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] My reading of this issue continues. As noted in partial review one About Money is becoming one of my favorite issues of Lapham’s Quarterly. … Continue reading
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…by Ida M. Tarbell. The “muckraker”. Book review time. Commentary actually, a real review would be too much work. Checklist: Here I sit, laptop in lap. Check. I’m sipping leftover Lipizzan Port from the Greystone Vineyards in Palidsade, Colorado that … Continue reading
I recently read The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton C. Folsom Jr. (non-fiction). This short book is a great overview of some of the 19th Century capitalists that built America and contributed to raising the standard of living. Contrary … Continue reading