Category: The Printed Page

A Pair of Books on a Bleak America and, Perhaps, a Bright Future

A Pair of Books on a Bleak America and, Perhaps, a Bright Future

| October 3, 2011 | Comments (1)

(This column originally appeared in the September, 2011 edition of Smart Girl Nation magazine, found here. Please check out the magazine, and past issues for more of my columns as well as some very good work by a bevy of very smart women!) I’m going to start this month’s column with a proposition that will [...]

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I Wonder If There’s a Call For A WWAYD Bracelet?

| February 23, 2010 | Comments (2)

Ed Driscoll tipped me to his newest episode of Silicon Graffiti, and I’m glad he did. It’s a good one. His guest is the author of a book on Ayn Rand, her various tiffs with the political right, and what she might make of what’s been going on in Washington lately. The interview is nice [...]

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New Book Alert: “Culture of Corruption”

New Book Alert: “Culture of Corruption”

| July 27, 2009 | Comments (4)

Michelle Malkin, who is easily one of my five favorite bloggers in the entire universe, has a new book out called Culture of Corruption. I’ll give you a hint about her narrative — she won’t be using that phrase the same way Nancy Pelosi did. Even though I’ve not read a single page, I can [...]

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Biographies You’ll Want to Own

| April 26, 2009 | Comments (2)

If you’re looking for good summer reading material, you could do worse than shopping your way through these biographies recommended by Stacy McCain. I like biographies, though I really couldn’t tell you exactly why. There is something very enjoyable about reading about how someone who achieved a certain amount of fame (or infamy) learned their [...]

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Arrived in the Mail…

| August 4, 2008 | Comments (0)

I’m pretty excited this morning. I received in the mail the debut book by Doug Dorst called Alive in Necropolis. You long-time readers of The Shack will recognize Doug as the guy who beat me when I appeared on Jeopardy!. He was writing his book then and hoped to get it published, so I know [...]

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