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    Nobody's Fool by Bill Griffith--a book review from HExDS

    NOBODY'S FOOL The Life And Times Of Schlitzie The Pinhead A Biography by Bill Griffith I like nonfiction about the circus, the carnival, and the workers and performers who make them happen. So, I was in that section of the San Francisco Public Library recently (it's in the 791s), I was pleased...
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    'The Mad Genius Of The Bronx'

    The following is resultant from this: 'Suggestions For A Good Read' https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/suggestions-for-a-good-read.13479/post-2104516 It's from a book entitled, 'LOW MAN ON A TOTEM POLE', by H Allen Smith and therein a lengthy chapter, 'The Mad Genius of the Bronx'...
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    A Collection Of Fortean Biographies

    Joshua Blu Buhs, author of 'Bigfoot: The Life and Times of a Legend', has an eponymous website: www.joshuablubuhs.com Contained therein, is a collection of detailed biographies pertaining to preeminent Fortean and 'non-Fortean' figures. Publications are located on top, left-hand side...
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    Online Charles Fort Biography

    Goodness sakes... was looking online for a detailed biography of Charles Fort and discovered this. If a well known article, obviously just ignore: http://fortean.wikidot.com/charles-fort
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    Charles Fort: The Man Who Invented The Supernatural By Jim Steinmeyer

    I've always had an interest in the paranormal, and naturally I like to read Fortean Times. But I confess to knowing very little about Fort himself - so I've been thinking of buying this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Charles-Fort-Ma ... 240&sr=1-2 Would anyone here recommend it?
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    Politics Of The Imagination: The Life, Work And Ideas Of Charles Fort

    ''Politics of the Imagination: The Life, Work and Ideas of Charles Fort'' -- anyone read this, or have any comments on it? Don't want to fork out for it (Student!) unless I know a little about it beyond the blub! Ian
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    Did Charles Hoy Fort Survive Death?

    Just a short quote from a biography by Bob Rickard, found here On 3rd of May 1932, he was admitted to hospital suffering from "unspecified weakness". He died within a few hours, apparently of leukemia. He took notes almost to the end - the last one said simply: "Difficulty shaving. Gaunt...
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    'The Damned Universe of Charles Fort' by Louis Kaplan

    Is anybody here familiar with this book?: 'The Damned Universe of Charles Fort' by Louis Kaplan http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0936756527/qid=1012434483/sr=1-9/ref=sr_sp_re/026-0028896-2486069 ----------...
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    The Two Charlies

    THE TWO CHARLIES Francis Wheen’s hugely entertaining and illuminating biography of Karl Marx reprints a Confessions questionnaire which Marx completed for his daughters sometime in the mid-1860s. As Favourite Motto he gives: De omnibus dubitandum (Everything should be doubted). It would...