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Book Review - Molly's Game

Originally posted on Where’s My Bookmark? 

Molly Bloom delivers a tell-all memoir on her life in Los Angeles and New York, leading one of the “most exclusive” and “high stakes” underground poker games. 285 more words

Literature

Rippling reflections in grief

Books are our friends, at least for those of us who read them and clutter our homes with them. But when I was struck with unfathomable sadness recently from my father’s emergency surgery and then death, these friends dried up on me. 704 more words

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PAULY-NANAS

Pauly-nanas… My NEW advert…   

 

I wanted to create my own iconic image. I’m satisfied… I think it has a Andy Warhol-esque vibe about it. 

 

I hope you all go bananas for it… Not in a doolally way; more an enthusiastic monkey way…  155 more words

PwrPuffGzr Writes

"Love" By Captain Jack (1904)

Love

By Captain Jack Crawford

I care not for love in a cottage,

Though love in a cottage be sweet;

But give me a love in the mountains, 148 more words

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here is the problem with east african kiswahili

People went to Germany for a conference on the KiSwahili-language. To be more precise: they went to the city of Bayreuth. You may wonder why people go to Germany as the country is not wellknown for many KiSwahili-speakers. 55 more words

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“It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

See you tomorrow! -The Daily Blini

Literature

Review: 'In Praise of Older Women'

I picked In Praise of Older Women (Stephen Vizinczey) off the shelf based upon the recommendations on the cover – it is hailed as ‘One of the great novels of the second half of the twentieth century’ (Harry Reid), in which ‘women appear as the sole refuge, the great consolation’ (Naim Kattan), ‘it is … for men who love women’ (Clarence Petersen). 523 more words

L. C. Broad