I’ve been told if you’re planning a trip overseas you should begin preparations a year in advance. Perhaps this is so but in my mother’s case her recently completed trip to Ireland (‘twas “wonderful” she sighed!) was booked barely three months prior. 394 more words
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Since last month I had a good walk in the book world. My daily read, Crime and Punishment, by the famous russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky, has been put on a stop state since I started Hóspede Secreto (Secret Guess, in a free translation), by Miguel Sanches Neto, about which I talked in the last post. 210 more words
I gave this book away before I read it.
It was a mistake. Giving it away, I mean.
It happened innocently enough. I was summer cleaning my house, and I thought I wouldn’t have time to read it, so I passed it on to a local Friends of the Library store. 365 more words