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April Books

It’s already the 4th of May, and I hope everyone’s been able to enjoy some of the sunlight that has been making more of an appearance lately!  1,119 more words

Classics

How tall are you?

This year I decided I would use my time to read my way through the classics and hopefully would be able to reach my height in books read… 326 more words

Brioche with bergamot essence

My mom used to make brioche in the late evening for the next morning’s breakfast. But no matter how hard we tried, we never could wait that long. 687 more words

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Tricksters, Animals, And Narratives We Are Meant To Learn From

Thanks to Joan Acocella for illumination of a narrative form we are quite fond of:

…Animal narratives have allowed writers with lessons on their mind to make art rather than just lessons.

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Book Rambling: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Title: The Great Gatsby

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Genre: Classic American, Modernist, Jazz Age

Publication: April 10, 1925

Rating: ★★★★★

Goodreads Synposis:

It’s also a love story, of sorts, the narrative of Gatsby’s quixotic passion for Daisy Buchanan. 649 more words

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Quote of the Week

Wouldn’t you like to be free to be happy in some other way, Lenina? In your own way, for example; not in everybody else’s way.

-Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Books

Their Sins Were His Own.

“There are times when it appeared to Dorian Gray that the whole of history was merely the record of his own life, not as he has lived it in act and circumstance, but as his imagination had created it for him, as it had been in his brain and in his passions. 53 more words

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