John Philpin

💭 Thoughts As They Are Thought

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Awesome updates to the Reader beta from Readwise.

Currently getting a 90% fail on Bookshelves at the moment.

I enter the title. The choice of books come up - including the one I want.

I click through to the book.

There are all the details - BUT the cover image is missing.

Is anyone else (not) seeing this?

// @manton

📚Great Meeting Of The Readers' Republic today - wonderful book recommendations that I am documenting. Notes to follow.

Time Flies’

🎶 a track on ‘The Innocent'

and

📚 the title of the bio of Porcupine Tree.

16th in the series of #MBMay

Photo; Book Cover. Illustration by Lasse Holle?

Caveat: NONE of the photos in this series are mine, but when I know who to credit, I do.

🎶 ‘Obscured By Clouds’ was released 50 years ago.

15th in the series of #MBMay

Photo; Album Cover by Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosis.

Caveat: NONE of the photos in this series are mine, but when I know who to credit, I do.

“I thought it might have been known in the office that after 34 years and 20 books I knew certain things about writing and didn’t want a copy-editor’s help with punctuation or the thing called repetition …

💬 V. S. Naipaul

Every writer has his own voice.

🎶 ‘The Musical Fence by Paul Matisse is very different to this musical fence in New Zealand or even this musical fence in Winton.

14th in the series of #MBMay

Photo of The Musical Fence

Caveat: NONE of the photos in this series are mine, but when I know who to credit, I do.

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