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12th-century Byzantine manuscript returned to Greece

After being stolen from a monastery over fifty years ago, a 12th-century Byzantine manuscript has been returned to Greece by the J. Paul Getty Museum. This richly illustrated codex of the four gospels was created in Constantinople by the scribe Theoktistos in 1133. 258 more words

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The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt

UK Publisher: Abacus (Little, Brown)

Length: 880 pages in paperback

For Fans Of:  Of Human Bondage, Philip Roth, Breaking Bad


Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. 169 more words


Wretched Richard's Almanac: Poets Gone Wild -- Again

September 7, 1911

Guillaume Apollinaire was an important (at least in France) poet and critic of the early 20th century. He was a fan of modern art and is credited with coining the word surrealism. 442 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac


30th August 2002 – Dolphin Time (Polariod 600)

Today I received time in the mail. Dolphin time in fact. I had to pay dearly for this but I think it was worth it, now I must decide what to do with it – do I abuse it like what I have currently, or do I savior it, make the most of it, use it wisely. 65 more words

1000 Words Sept To Dec 2002

Creating a style: How to stand out as a professional artist in L.A.

Joe Perri, in interview with deathandtaxes:

I’ve noticed how easy it is to fall into the pattern of what everyone else is doing and creating, mostly due to the fact that we all have access to the same resources.

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The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

I loved her other books, The Last Letter from Your Lover and Me Before You. But this one not so much. On one hand you could say that I am a bit too sensitive to war stories and this one was way too close to my heart. 387 more words