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Memory: growing older

When I was a child in the 1950s and 60s, we lived in the upstairs half of a two-family house in the North Bronx. We had a porch, but no air conditioning, not even fans. On very hot summer nights … Continue reading

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How to write a decent book review

This was first written in 1998. I have now been reviewing books for forty years. I have been reviewing books for twenty-seven years and counting. I wrote my first book review for the November 1973 issue of Library Journal. I … Continue reading

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