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The smell of ebooks

I love the smell of ebooks!  I collect them.  I highlight bits.  I pop bits into this blog. I have mostly Epub or Kindle versions.  I convert Kobi to epub  I find audio versions. All that is a form of sniffing!

Lately I have been delighted by Readwise.  They found all my highlights and let me review them a few every few days.  They also import them to Obsidian.  

Where they look like this:


The real treat is this: The Next Chapter of Readwise: Our Own Reading App

I’m on the list and I can’t wait!

If you like the smell of books you will get in the queue.

This post is one in the long tradition here of looking at the psyche in cyberspace, this Reader is a revolution in the psyche.


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Google Play Books

I forget I have these digital books!


At least with a screenshot here they can be tagged and recalled from time to time.


Shared Realities, Participation Mystique and Beyond…  Has its own post: Here.. It includes a link to a podcast. 






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In his most carefully considered work in decades, Moore deconstructs

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Raymond Williams – Culture and Materialism — Book


Two books of his on the go at the moment… might take me a while 🙂

See the this post for more about Raymond Williams.

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John Nolte – Three Psychodrama Books

The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

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John Berger and Marxist Art Criticism — podcast (and More)

John Berger is worth attending to. He surprises and stimulates constantly about everything. I like this podcast:

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Lessons on Rousseau — Althusser

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Red Rosa

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Loyalties by Raymond Williams – Novel

Just bought this after reading the sample.


Made a post about Raymond Williams

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Ministry for the Future


I’m reading it, and enjoying it as a novel. So far. Here is a review plus interview: Worth reading.

 Rolling Stone

One thing troubles me. On the one hand he is pro the Paris agreement, as he says in the interview, to criticise it is:

“It’s so crazily idealistic where the perfect is being the enemy of the good.”

On the other hand, he…