October 20, 2012

"Man is the fundamental instrument in war; other instruments may change, but he remains relatively constant."

October 19, 2012

Disagreeable news for antiquarian booksellers and other mild-mannered paupers.

October 18, 2012

If warm air were red, and cold air were blue.

October 17, 2012

What it lacks in subtlety, it makes up for with style and confidence.

October 16, 2012

First rule when collecting old travel books: limit yourself to countries where the women are famously beautiful.