of culture (happy birthday to my sister)

A redux, for the occasion. of culture when I was little more than childmy sister a teenagerwe owned a reel-to-reel recordera brown quarter inch of plasticfed from one reel through a channelof pressing heads and circling rollers to the other push both buttons down when you're ready to record my sister I believe has cultured … Continue reading of culture (happy birthday to my sister)

A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 7). Men at Arms – Terry Pratchett

Day 7 I've been tagged by Mick Canning to choose and feature 7 book covers in 7 days. The covers of books that mean something special to me. This entry is for my Day 7 (and final) cover. Terry Pratchett What a great shame this man was afflicted by a form that scurviest disease of … Continue reading A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 7). Men at Arms – Terry Pratchett

A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 6). A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute

Day 6 I've been tagged by Mick Canning to choose and feature 7 book covers in 7 days. The covers of books that mean something special to me. This entry is for my Day 6 cover. A Nevil Shute Omnibus. I came across Nevil Shute fairly late and considered him to be too old fashioned … Continue reading A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 6). A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute

A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 5). Dune – Frank Herbert

Day 5 I've been tagged by Mick Canning to choose and feature 7 book covers in 7 days. The covers of books that mean something special to me. This entry is for my Day 5 cover. Dune Hands up if you've read all of the books in Dune - prequels and sequels and roads to? … Continue reading A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 5). Dune – Frank Herbert

A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 4). Guys and Dolls – Damon Runyon

Day 4 I've been tagged by Mick Canning to choose and feature 7 book covers in 7 days. The covers of books that mean something special to me. This entry is for my Day 4 cover. Damon Runyan was a wonderful writer of short stories set on Broadway in New York, during the Prohibition period … Continue reading A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 4). Guys and Dolls – Damon Runyon

A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 3). The Wedding Party – H. E. Bates

Day 3 I've been tagged by Mick Canning to choose and feature 7 book covers in 7 days. The covers of books that mean something special to me. This entry is for my Day 3 cover. H. E. Bates was a wonderful writer of short fiction. He wrote during and after the Second World War … Continue reading A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 3). The Wedding Party – H. E. Bates

A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 2). Rocannon’s World – Ursula Le Guin

Day Two I've been tagged by Mick Canning to choose and feature 7 book covers in 7 days. The covers of books that mean something special to me. This entry is for my Day 2 cover. I can't go past Ursula K Le Guin as a writing heroine of mine. All the Sci Fi stuff … Continue reading A Book Cover a day for seven days (Day 2). Rocannon’s World – Ursula Le Guin

A Book Cover a day for seven days. Don Camillo

I've been tagged by Mick Canning,  over at another social media location, to choose and feature 7 book covers in 7 days. The covers of books that mean something special to me. This is a real topic for me, as some years ago I made a choice to seek out and acquire books that I would … Continue reading A Book Cover a day for seven days. Don Camillo