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The “Concerning Craft” series introduces Little Patuxent Review contributors, showcases their work and draws back the curtain to reveal a little of what went into producing it.
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Let me take a moment to blow the dust off the blog and announce that the new book is almost here. I’ve been living in a cave for the last month or so, doing DIY, only leaving to go to a wedding in Yorkshire and watch four men flounder in the grotesque spectacle of eating a 72 ounce steak, but I’m more or less on track with… 77 more words
Few days back I found myself walking again under –this time – the lighter weight of a familiar load: my blue backpack. Slightly absent minded yet ready to get carried away towards my destination by a habitual combination of metro, bus and plane, something occurred to me for the too many-eth time: I literally started to walk into life with a book in hand. 1,124 more words
This is a great introduction to the mysterious identity of William Shakespeare. Bill Bryson doesn’t make the mistake most biographers make—i.e., twisting facts to suit theories instead of theories to suit facts, as Sherlock Holmes might put it. 291 more words