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I loved you; and perhaps I love you still,
The flame, perhaps, is not extinguished; yet
It burns so quietly within my soul,
No longer should you feel distressed by it. 188 more words

What's so funny about peace, love and misunderstanding?

By John Lyle Belden

Anton Chekhov called his 1895 play, “The Seagull,” a “comedy in four acts” – which makes one wonder about Russians’ sense of humor. 602 more words


Lester Goran: Wiseguy


Lester Goran? I’m going to steal one of Saul Bellow’s opening pitches:

Sure, I knew the guy. He was wonderful.

Lester was only an occasional writer of comic fiction, but that’s what I read first—one of the funny books. 1,834 more words

The Lottery Ticket by Anton Chekhov

Real rating 6.3/10
A very short story musing on the nature of humanity. A telling piece in regards to humanity’s greedy nature and one that many people could easily relate to as all human’s drift off into the realm of deluded fantasies and the ego that grows exponentially with in them. 34 more words


What We're Really Talking About...2017

The summer is officially over tomorrow, which means Book Festival Season is sort of over, (or rather taking a very short nap before gearing up for winter Book Festival Season). 705 more words