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the australians, poetry-reading, and the pretend polymath

The Australians live in house 62, although 666 would be more appropriate I feel. They seem to have crawled, like devils, up from Down Under bringing with them their apocalypse of disease, drugs, conflict and chaos. 247 more words

L'Écume des Jours - Boris Vian

L’Écume des Jours by Boris Vian written in 1947.  244 Pages.  Language: French.

This book has been on my list for the last 5 years.  The first time I ever heard of the plot was when I was abroad in France finishing my French Literature degree.   246 more words


Forming my Personal Legend

A good friend of mine lent me her copy of ‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho, after I traded her my copy of ‘Atonement’ by Ian McEwan. 573 more words


Phenomenon: The Life of Thomas Young, a Documentary by Adam Alonzi

The transcript can be found here.  Of course I will continue to hone my craft. The next documentary will be about the great German polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Adam Alonzi