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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinciby Walter IsaacsonSimon & Schuster, New York, 2017 The first thing you notice about Walter Isaacson’s latest book, Leonardo da Vinci, is its weight. This is a hefty tome. It tips the scales at three pounds even (1360g … Continue reading

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So, Anyway …

So, Anyway …By John CleeseCrown Archetype, New York, 2014 I’m proud to say I’m a huge fan of Monty Python. Have been since my early teens. I can still recite a few of their sketches and sing, sort of, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thomas Jefferson – The Art of Power

Thomas Jefferson:  The Art of PowerBy Jon MeachamRandom House, New York, 2013 Despite weighing in at over 500 pages, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, by Jon Meacham, seems to be just an introduction to the man.  It’s not that … Continue reading

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