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769: The Error World by Simon Garfield

769.56092: Garfield, Simon. The Error World: An Affair with Stamps. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. 245 pp. ISBN 978-0-15-101396-8.

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Listless in Los Angeles (Or, How Not to Be)

I came up with this title on a muggy Sunday afternoon earlier this month, but it was so muggy and I was feeling so listless that I didn’t bother doing anything about it. 1,573 more words


Wet, cold, and stoic with rectitude—a basement slowly breathes in the night. The opaque silence is suddenly oscillated by the panting of a female woman. She lies on the damp floor, crumpled up in a helpless position of bewilderment and insecurity.

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The Load

We all have our love woes
they come in their own unique
shapes and sizes
Often lopsided
Old married couples
have big love woes that… 91 more words


Like mud on a shoe, he clings to the thought that maybe she’s not gone. Or that she won’t go. But a lie is a crack in the earth. 76 more words