Tagged: Alan Jacobs

Proust’s Invitation to Folly

Alan Jacobs is Proustblogging, and I can’t resist.  In Search of Lost Time is about the power of anticipation at least as much as the power of memory, he writes: This is part of...

Self-Publishing is Over

Alan Jacobs, writing at TheAtlantic.com: [O]ne of the illusions most common to writers – an illusion that may make the long slow slog of writing possible, for many people – is that an enormous...

On Consumerism, Living the Dream, and Hope

by Tony Comstock “Anything that’s worth doing is worth doing poorly.” — Lon McQuillan Bob Wise is a sailor, boat-builder, and filmmaker. He’s also my friend and where film and sailing are concerned, my...

I’ve lost many books…

…but never one that cost $400.  And usually I lost them by loaning them out.  May as well give a book away if you’re going to loan it out.  In any case, Alan Jacobs...