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A Hell of a Year – Reflections on 2020

“I do not believe that things will turn out well, but the idea that they might is of decisive importance.” – Max Horkheimer 2020 was a hell of a year. … Continue reading

December 23, 2020 · 3 Comments

A Disastrous Year – Reflections on 2018

“There is nothing more frightful than to be right. And if some, paralyzed by the gloomy likelihood of the catastrophe, have already lost courage, they still have a chance to … Continue reading

December 20, 2018 · 3 Comments

My Favorite Books from 2017

Many people spent quite a lot of 2017 reading. Granted, they were probably reading the news. During 2017 it often felt as though you needed to check the headlines every … Continue reading

December 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

“I study the end of the world” – some personal reflections on 2016

“I think in view of all that has happened in the last half century, that it is likely the ship will sink.” – Lewis Mumford 1. What follows is a … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · 6 Comments

My Favorite Books from 2016

There are many piles of books that exist in my life. Many. But the most notable of these are “the books I’ve read” versus “the books that I want to … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 8 Comments

What Will 2014 Bring for Libraries?

Libraries survived 2013. Libraries will also survive 2014. This is not to suggest that all libraries, and by extension those who work in them and care about them, had a … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 12 Comments

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