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the last book he read

“He tries to go to life. So does every author except the very worst, but after all most of them live on predigested food. The incident or character may be from life, but the writer usually interprets it in terms of the last book he read.” 7 more words

Literature

Shakespeare and Co.

Have you heard about Shakespeare and Company in Paris?  It’s an English bookstore, meant to serve the large expat population of English-speaking writers, poets and philosophers living in the city.  374 more words

from the professors to the poets

“And so I turned, canny for my years, from the professors to the poets, listening— to the lyric tenor of Swinburne and the tenor robusto of Shelley, to Shakespeare with his first bass and his fine range, to Tennyson with his second bass and his occasional falsetto, to Milton and Marlow, bassos profundo. 25 more words

Literature

Mark 8:36 Crash

The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, from The Great Gatsby… 178 more words

F.Scott Fitzgerald

How much would it cost to live like Jay Gatsby?

Countless film adaptations of The Great Gatsby have brought F. Scott Fitzgerald’s fictional character Jay Gatsby to life, giving us a visual interpretation of his luxurious 1920s Long Island lifestyle. 68 more words

Long Island

Quote of the Day

Brushing the cobwebs off my cubby of the blogosphere to happily reintroduce Quote of the Day! (We’re going to pretend that Song of the Day thing never happened).  52 more words

WOODY ALLEN REVELS IN THE MAGIC OF THE FRENCH RIVIERA

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Magic in the Moonlight, Woody Allen’s latest comedic offering, does a great job in highlighting the beauty of the region, albeit with a 20’s twist. 396 more words

French Riviera