Posts Tagged ‘John Adams’

I am nearly done reading Joanne Freeman’s “Affairs of Honor”, which I have been meaning to get to for a couple months now and I wish I hadn’t waited so long because it’s such an impressive and enlightening book. I haven’t time to write out a full review, and really there is far too much […]

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I finished reading “John Adams” this morning. I found it to be very well-written, if decidedly biased for its protagonist, though that is par for the course. A few bullet points: + That James Callender was a real piece of work. Why did it take so long for someone to murder him? Okay we don’t […]

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Discontent doesn’t seem to quite cut it. Anyway, today is a media blackout for me, my heart has had enough. For this week. What happens when you are reading two books concurrently: I started my evening with a chapter of “John Adams.” McCullough just totally goes off on Hamilton in ch. 10, like I think […]

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Today shall be the last dry and freezing day for a while, I see from the forecast, which promises a week ahead of rain and much warmer temperatures. Right now it’s 26 degrees and I am looking ahead at a day of meal-planning, shopping, and also reading. I have lately picked up “John Adams” to […]

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