Feng Shui by Clear Englebert

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Books About Books—My Favorite Subject

Once Upon a Tome by Oliver Darkshire is a recent book and it’s terrific. The subtitle is The Misadventures of a Rare Bookseller, and it and another book, A Factotum...... Read More

I’m in a Recently Published Book

Who Gets to Go Back-to-the-Land? by Valerie Padilla Carroll came out in December 2022 from the University of Nebraska Press. The subtitle is Gender and Race in U.S. Self-Sufficiency Popular...... Read More

Feng Shui & Real Books (Part 1)

Real books are yang, and virtual books (ebooks and anything else read or watched on an electronic screen) are yin. That’s because real books have physical substance and virtual anything...... Read More

Feng Shui & Book Collecting: Taped-Together Books

Taped-together books are those that are inexpertly repaired, using materials that are not designed for book repair: regular transparent tape, packing tape, blue masking tape, duct tape, that sort of thing. The reason a book gets taped together by a... Read More

Feng Shui Consultations and COVID-19

Recently, I was scheduled to consult at a bed & breakfast. I wore a mask when I arrived, and at the door my client said, “You don’t need one of...... Read More