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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo; Published by the Limited Editions Club

“So long as there shall exist, by reason of law and custom, a social condemnation, which, in the face of civilization, artificially creates hells on earth, and complicates a destiny that is divine with human fatality; so long as the … Continue reading

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Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice by James Branch Cabell; Published by the Limited Editions Club

The Whole Book Experience is all about how a particular book might affect me as I read it. Of course the experience is literary. And with the fine and private press books I concentrate on for this blog, it is … Continue reading

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Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust; The Limited Editions Club

How to start about a novel like Swann’s Way? How to articulate the feeling of reading Proust? That’s a touch challenge for me even on a second reading. It is definitely easier to dwell on the physical book itself, in … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Whole Book Experiences

Recently I got  to thinking that I’ve never posted WHAT my top five “Whole Book Experience” books are. Seems like an interesting concept to mull over as I explore books through this blog, so I this list to change over … Continue reading

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The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo; published by the Limited Editions Club

I dedicate this book to the rock of hospitality and liberty, to that nook of ancient Norman soil where dwells the noble little race of the sea, to the isle of Guernsey, severe yet gentle. My present asylum, probably my … Continue reading

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The Tern Press and others at Moe’s in Berkeley

While up in the Bay Area for my daughter’s commencement, I made a lightning visit to Moe’s Books in Berkeley at the start of our long drive home. I briefly checked out one of Tern Press‘ Peter Pan books and … Continue reading

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Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, The Limited Editions Club

I love poetry. But I really love love poetry. And this is about as love as it gets. Elizabeth Barret Browning is right up there with some of my favorite love poets like Neruda, Denise Levertov, Robert Herrick, Joe Pulichino, … Continue reading

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