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Posted by pourover at A quiet Sunday spent reading. The Times from Friday and Saturday of the first weekend in June. The Saturday Times for the weekend before that. It took a few hours. I also read the Book Review. Andrew Keen's book is the sort of thing that I usually avoid, but as an Internaut with some pretensions to substance, I thought I'd better have a look.
I'll write more about this book later, but right now I'd like to say a word about the reading experience. On Friday, when I read about half of it, it seemed a prolonged rant with one or two ideas. I was satisfied that I could answer Mr Keen's objections to the Blogosphere, for example.
But the second half of the book, which I read this afternoon, while somewhat overwrought, pointed to a lot of Internet issues that really need to be addressed. Such as piracy and illegal online gambling. The Cult of the Amateur is best regarded as an early warning, a canary in the mineshaft, a word to the wise.
In order to make a splash, I suppose it has to be a bit overdone. I could tell that Mr Keen is British almost without opening the book.
I was sure of it long before he revealed his interest in the football team Tottenham Hotspurs. Then back to one of the big thick books that have haunted the base of my bedside-books pile, Robin Lane Fox's The Classical World. Remember when I was reading this in April?
I've reached the beginning of the sixth and final part of the book, with about a hundred pages to go.
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This book is full of dash and brio, and not unacquainted with snark. And watch Gladiator again. But what do you know? Mr Lane Fox reports a ghastly event in which the Emperor beheaded two ostriches and then brandished the one of the heads alongside his sword - a hint to the Senate, it's suggested.
It's out of print!
So much for that. I have the tape of a tape of the original VHS. It's sort of watchable. It's another fat book at the base of a pile.
On Friday, Kathleen brought home a treat. A book was placed in my hands - a book with a note. I knew what the note said as soon as I saw the dust jacket. It apologized for having taken so long to get an inscribed copy of Jane Smiley's Ten Days in Hills to Kathleen, who has worked with a woman who turns out to an old pal of novelist's in California.
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