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Posts on ‘October 27th, 2008’

Tony Hillerman, R.I.P.

The New York Times’ obituary of Tony Hillerman, dead at 83, covers his life and work with great detail. He was indeed one of our finest mystery writers. His work centered around the Southwest and were set around Native Americans and their lives. But I wanted particularly to mention his 1971 novel, The Fly on […]

Journalistic Inanity: Surprised by Supply and Demand

Associated Press: September new home sales rise by 2.7 percent. Sales of new homes recorded an unexpected increase in September as median home prices dropped to the lowest level in four years, the Commerce Department reported Monday… In the universe most of us inhabit, crashing prices generally lead to more turnover.