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An article can be timely, topical, engaged in the issues and personalities of the moment

An article can be timely, topical, engaged in the issues and personalities of the moment

-Cynthia Ozick-

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10 Outstanding Short Stories to Read in 2016

Below is a guest post from Mumbai-based writer-filmmaker—and longtime #longreads contributor—Pravesh Bhardwaj (@AuteurPravesh). 1,874 more words

Longreads

EVIL TONGUE OR PATH TO REFLECTION AND HEALING?

Cynthia Ozick was given front page real estate in the New York Times Book Review, with a devilishly catchy title, “The Novel’s Evil Tongue” (12/20/2015). Her essay refers to the Book of Genesis, where Eve listens to the serpent and is persuaded to eat the forbidden fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, as is Adam, her companion. 1,108 more words

Quality Of Attention

A 25-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Mid-February, 1977

Friday, February 11, 1977

7 PM. I remember writing sometime last year about a day so magnificent it should be bottled and brought out during the depths of winter. 3,906 more words

Cynthia Ozick, Heir to the Glimmering World

Heir to the Glimmering World by Cynthia Ozick

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

{Spoilers abound below. This is a novel as profound as those of its sources—Austen, Dickens, Eliot, James—it cannot be spoiled by a mere recitation of its events. 1,349 more words

Literature

Things that deserve our gratitude. 11/08/15

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”

~ Cynthia Ozick

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