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Tolstoy Journal, February 23, 2017, "like ants from a demolished ant-hill"

Last night I was feeling kind of depressed about writing in general, how it seems sometimes you are sending your words into a black hole, so on and so forth. 1,092 more words

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Longest Books I Have Read

Longer books can be more intimidating than shorter ones, as they take longer to read and require more commitment. However, once in a while I quite like to immerse myself into a long book for a few weeks. 445 more words


Words // Short Story: Prom, Tinder and Taxes

Words x Kristyn Potter

Last night I had a dream that I was going to prom with a Tinder date. I woke up, took a Lexapro and was thankful that I didn’t have online dating back when I was an 18-year-old. 383 more words


Welcome To Schlock Culture

Welcome to Schlock Culture or as I like to call it, another inane culture blog. Schlock Culture is a blog dedicated to reviewing, critiquing, discussing various cultural products and phenomena, or whatever I feel like. 40 more words

Anna Karenina

Tolstoy: the beginning

Right now, at this very moment, I am 300 pages into the over 700-page Anna Karenina. It’s a monstrous book, and probably could effectively function as a doorstop, but here’s the thing: it’s wonderful. 635 more words


Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Translated from the Russian by Louise and Aylmer Maude.

I got this beautiful new Vintage classics edition which is part of their Russian classics reissue. All the covers in the series use Russian textile designs from the nineteenth century and Soviet era and are gorgeous. 473 more words


Free Audiobook Download: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

The folks over at Tantor Audio are offering a free download of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. This title is narrated by Lorna Raver and clocks in at an impressive 39 hours and 48 minutes, approximately. 106 more words