Colombo on Kindle
Quotations about Canada…
Famous Fantastic Quotations…
Important Canadian quotation from 1839
Ghosts and Spirits
The Bohemian Embassy
Should Pope Pius XII be canonized?
Alphabet of Canadianisms
National Poetry Month reading …
Beside the Point is a new compendium of the adages, aphorisms, and epigrams that were composed over a three-year period by author and editor John Robert Colombo.
Here are some two thousand short and original remarks arranged in alphabetical order by subject or topic. What these works have in common is the merit of transience: sudden insights, plays on words, linguistic lapses, philosophical inquiries, expressions of opinions, odd and irrelevant pieces of information, verbal inversions and reversals, vivid interpretations, as well as recreation of impossible schemes and imaginative ideals.
Soft cover designed by Bill Andersen. 6×9 inches, 298 pages, ISBN-10 1-894540-86-7. $35