The Endless Bookshelf : simply messing about in books


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February to November 2008

Buchnarr, 1494. Ware! Ware! Ware the Book-Fool!

4 November 08
“. . . it changes everything. It changes the world.”

At the end of September, the Anonymous Other invited me to the New York Public Library to hear Spike Lee and James McBride speak . When the conversation turned to politics, Lee refused the moderator’s conditional sentence again and again, and said, “ When Barack Obama is elected, people can expect miracles. He’s going to inherit, he’s going to have the worst mess on his hands of any president in a long, long time . . . To me, it changes everything. It changes the world. . . . Even with their shenanigans, they won’t be able to steal this one. ”

Time to start working on the changes.

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