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According to THE OXFORD COMPANION TO SHIPS AND THE SEA, “jetsam” is stuff that was thrown overboard on purpose, as opposed to “flotsam,” which is stuff that accidentally went over the side. Everything described herein was intentionally jettisoned by former owners. It’s a fun list – no books, just paper. Pamphlets, broadsides, manuscripts, some funky old diving ephemera, and dozens and dozens of whaling photographs. As befits a sweltering August day, no heavy lifting here. Just some light reading.
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A few years ago a lovely book came out called Driving Mr. Albert. Here’s the blurb: Albert Einstein’s brain floats in a Tupperware bowl in a gray duffel bag in the trunk of a Buick Skylark barreling across America. Driving the car is journalist Michael … More >>