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My Many Lives of Samuel Johnson

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May 21, 2011, 5:17pm Top

Some members of this group may find a recent blog post of mine interesting: My Many Lives of
Samuel Johnson

May 22, 2011, 6:25am Top

Yes, very interesting. Splendid all round blog too.

May 24, 2011, 8:06am Top

Would you recommend Hawkins's Life, Bibliomaniac? And Mrs Thrale's?

Edited: May 24, 2011, 8:44am Top

Mrs. Thrale's Anecdotes, yes, and the Limited Editions/Heritage Press editions of Boswell's LOJ with the Thrale/Piozzi comments in the margins. I have yet to read Hawkins so I can't recommend it.

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