Bookworm Beat 8/15/20 — the Ides of Autumn illustrated edition

I had a clever intro for this Illustrated Edition . . . and then I forgot it. Apparently Joe Bidenitis is contagious. Just enjoy these memes.

And as a bonus, a reminder of the world that vanished with World War I: Taken in Berlin in 1913, that’s George V of England on the left and his cousin, Tzar Nicholas II of Russia, on the right: