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The Time I Sat Next to Adam Gopnik's Parents on a Plane

The conversation began as it sometimes does, with me offering to help put a bag in the overhead bin. I’m a tall, polite Midwesterner; I do this kind of stuff. 681 more words

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September Books...

I can’t believe we’re in to December of 2014. I’m due to finish my goal of reading 52 books this year in exactly 30 days. Though I’m just publishing September I have in fact read through October, but have been lazy to publish my thoughts and the holidays are offering a wonderful distraction to completing my goal. 1,950 more words

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That Sunday: "Just One Afternoon in a Jazz Club"

Chris Williams

It was just one afternoon in a jazz club

Exactly forty years ago this summer, on June 25, 1961, three young jazz musicians – the piano player Bill Evans, the bass player Scott LaFaro, and the drummer Paul Motian – went down to a New York basement, smoked, yawned, joked a bit, and got to work. 2,570 more words

the bookcover moodboard project | post no. 5

It’s another book cover art moodboard! Today I am sharing my project for Adam Gopnik’s The Table Comes First, a lovely compilation of food + France stories that I read last summer. 24 more words

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