Very Briefly Noted 2019-12-26:

  1. The Edge of Democracy 'A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis-the personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history. Combining unprecedented access to leaders past and present, including Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, with accounts of her own family's complex past, filmmaker Petra Costa (ELENA) witnesses their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that remains...

  2. Mortimer Adler and Charles van Doren (1972): How to Read a Book

  3. I.A. Richards (1942): How to Read a Page: A Course in Efficient Reading with an Introduction to a Hundred Great Words

  4. Edward Bellamy (1887): Looking Backward 2000-1887

  5. Karl Polanyi (1944): The Great Transformation

  6. Roam Research 'A note taking tool for networked thought...

  7. Julia Buckley: Roman Shipwreck in the Eastern Mediterranean Is 'Biggest Ever' 'Dated to between 100 BCE and 100 CE... the largest classical shipwreck found in the eastern Mediterranean. The wreck of the 110-foot (35-meter) ship, along with its cargo of 6,000 amphorae, was discovered at a depth of around 60m (197 feet) during a sonar-equipped survey of the seabed off the coast of Kefalonia...

  8. eBook to PDF

  9. Aldo Schiavone: The End of the Past: Ancient Rome and the Modern West

  10. Weekend Reading: Ernest Gellner (1990): : From The Civil and the Sacred

  11. Reading: Hoyt Bleakley and Jeffrey Lin (2012): Portage and Path Dependence

  12. Wikipedia: Battle of Killiecrankie

  13. John Scalzi: Thoughts on a Year of Exercise

  14. Laura Hercher: The List Returns: My Top 10 Stories in Genetics in 2019

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