Monthly Archives: March 2012

Artsy (750s)

I do love me some color– so no surprise that I’ve mostly avoided the artists’ biographies that are ubiquitous in the 750s in favor of books on art supplies!  My options: 751 The Painter’s Handbook: A Complete Reference, by Mark … Continue reading

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Language lightweight

407 The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World’s Most Endangered Languages, by K. David Harrison (2010). Part manifesto, all National Geographic, this book belabors three main points: 1. Rare and endangered languages encode unique knowledge about the world, … Continue reading

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