Semicolon has recently launched a new series that will celebrate authors on their birthday, with an informational post and with links to posts elsewhere. Like The Saturday Review of Books, bloggers are invited to auto-link appropriate posts.
The current author is John Calvin, the theologian, who was born July 10, 1509.
The next author in the spotlight is Isaac Watts, born July 17, 1674.
July 24: Alexandre Dumas, pere, b.1802.
August 7: Betsy Byars, b.1928.
August 28: Tasha Tudor, b.1915, d.2008.
If You’re an Ordinary American in 2018, You Are Materially Richer Than Was the Richest Human Being Alive in 1918 - (Don Boudreaux) TweetToday – February 20th, 2018 – is the second anniversary of what is by far the single most popular blog post that I’ve ever written. I...
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