Category Archives: Dr. Seuss

Dreaming of Seuss Juice

I wanted to say a bit about the manufactured controversy over Dr. Seuss, which is obviously being totally misrepresented by conservatives. It’s the Seuss estate that decided to stop publishing six particular books, so it isn’t some kind of government … Continue reading

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Weird Worlds of Words

Uprooted, by Naomi Novik – This is the first book I read by this author. I know she has a popular series of books set during the Napoleonic Wars but with dragons. Partially inspired by Slavic mythology, it’s the tale … Continue reading

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Martian Ham, Pork from Space

Dr. Seuss’s legendary Green Eggs and Ham recently made the news when Ted Cruz read it out loud during his not-really-a-filibuster against Obamacare. Strange that he would choose this book while decrying something he hadn’t tried. Wasn’t he kind of … Continue reading

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One Major League Glunk

I recently came across the Seussblog, which has reviews of all of Dr. Seuss’s books (well, up through Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! so far), and while I haven’t read all of his books, for the most part it’s … Continue reading

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Just Like Seuss

The Seuss, the Whole Seuss, and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel, by Charles D. Cohen – I became interested in this book after seeing it mentioned on J.L. Bell’s blog. In addition to being … Continue reading

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Guns and Butter

Friday was Dr. Seuss’s birthday, so what better time to look back at the work of one of the most celebrated children’s authors of our time? I grew up reading his books, but really, who didn’t? I can’t say I’ve … Continue reading

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