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Words, Words, Words

A catalog of my comments and thoughts on books, reading, and writing as well as anything I come across that seems interesting. I used to sell other people's words at an independent bookstore but now I hope to get by on selling my own.

How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer

How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer - Sarah Bakewell A lively and interesting history of Montaigne (the man), his legacy, and his ideas. If Blakewell seems to infuse her opinion, it makes the whole thing just that more Montaignian. Plus, it is one of my all time favorite book titles. Plenty to enjoy, plenty to learn, plenty to love. Also, an excellent advertisement for Montaigne's Essays