Sunday, December 19, 2021

Mystery Reprint of the Year

 Blogger Kate organizes a poll each year, and here is the poll for 2021. I think Carr's Till Death Do Us Part is the worthy and certain winner. I also voted for Sleep With Slander, which I read this summer.

PS, an older post of some reprinted heist and noir-boiled books https://kenblogic.blogspot.com/2020/08/a-few-heist-novels.html 

Saturday, October 30, 2021

The WSWS reports on a 1619 debate

 The WSWS has been very good on this. A defender of the 1619 project abandons his central claim. Here.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Piano Comparison

 A 15 minute video comparing a Bösendorfer, a Steinway, and a Yamaha. Here.

I have always preferred the Bösendorfer, especially for contrapuntal music, as it is clearer to my ear.