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59. My Salinger Year (Joanna Rakoff)

On the recommendation of a friend, I read this story without realizing that it was actually a memoir.  It was not until I started to write my blog post that I discovered that the main characters name was also the name of the author.   316 more words


Quote, Unquote : JD Salinger

“That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty, even if they’re not much to look at, or even if they’re sort of stupid, you fall in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. 11 more words

Top Ten Tuesdays #14: Reread-Worthy

Top Ten Books I Want to Reread

I’ve mentioned this before a few times, like in last week’s Five On Friday, that I’ve been tempted to reread books lately. 633 more words


"The Secret History"

It is easy to see things in retrospect. but I was ignorant then of everything but my own happiness, and I don’t know what else to say except that life itself seemed very magical in those days: a web of symbol, coincidence, premonition, omen.

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Books And Essays

the mark kozelek show featuring war on drugs

It’s crazy warm here in Sussex, pretty much November now but the leaves are still all green and aside from the usual rainy day wipe outs it feels more like July…wait a minute, isn’t that a Dashboard Confessional song?  536 more words

Falling In and Out of the Group

You know how sometimes when you’re signing up for something–

— whether it be in ‘real life’ or especially online, they ask you questions all about your personal preferences, like your favorite music, food, and authors – 1,462 more words