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A Sixty-Year-Old Mistake: Ray Bradbury's The October Country

I wanted to kick off this blog with a bang. What better way to do that than to point out a mistake that can still be found in bookstores today? 1,170 more words


A Bold Anachronism Buddy's Best-Loved Books

I advised a student—I’ll call her Kyra—at another school, in another town, many, many years ago. She was a bold anachronism.  She dressed in clothes that were vaguely ethnic, vaguely reminiscent of 1960’s–dirndl-y jumpers with turtlenecks, peasant skirts and loose flowing tops, polyester knit pants, slightly belled, with bulky, hand-knit sweaters.  1,249 more words