Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Treasury of William Faulkner

The University of Virginia recently posted a website of recordings of William Faulkner from the period in which he served as Writer-in-Residence in the late 1950′s. I have just discovered and begun to listen to the recordings, but I strongly … Continue reading

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Of Oxymorons and Moronic Ideas

NPR’s Morning Edition broadcast a piece this morning about Standford University’s Engineering Department’s library going book-less. You can find NPR’s piece here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128361395. As much as I can understand a modern university seeking to save expense and space, the concept … Continue reading

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