Books Acquired Recently

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve gone a little wild buying books lately. Here’s what’s come in over the past week or so. Campbell, W. Joseph. 1995: The Year the Future Began. Oakland: U of California P, 2015. I received this book as a birthday gift. I am excited to read it becauseContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Aldrich, Nelson W., Jr., ed.¬†George, Being George: George Plimpton’s Life as Told, Admired, Deplored, and Envied by 200 Friends, Relatives, Lovers, Acquaintances, Rivals–and a Few Unappreciative Observers. New York: Random, 2008. I am fascinated by George Plimpton as a sort of public intellectual who was one of the last of his kind. However, this fascinationContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”