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Non artists depend on and cherish artists for giving pleasing form to the central experience of being human. At the same time artists are resented sometimes even homicidally for the dubiety of their moral character and for bringing to consciousness painful truths that non artists prefer to remain unconscious of.

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What Started As a Review of Jonathan Franzen's New Novel, "Purity," but Turned Into an Essay About How Terrified I Am of Other People's Talent

While it isn’t always the case that a novel will be good just because the writer took a long time with it (Norman Mailer’s once-ridiculed and now-forgottenĀ  2,590 more words


Farther Away

I want to see the world. I want to set foot in Japan, Iceland, South Korea, Thailand, Sweden, Norway, Hungary, and so many other places. My heart aches for countries, cities, and towns that I’ve only ever seen in photographs. 341 more words



“Woo you” were the first two words that came to me when I first saw you
I fell I love with the time freeze where I get to see your pretty features… 83 more words


Farther Away - 2015 Reading Challenge

Hello, beautiful readers. How is your #2015ReadingChallenge going so far? Haven’t set one yet? Feel free to steal mine. After all, I stole it from… 920 more words


"This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage"

Only writing kept me from being swept into the dust heap of third grade, and for this reason I not only loved writing, I felt a strong sense of loyalty to it.

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Books And Essays

September Reading Wrap Up and Reviews

  • The Pirate’s Wish – Cassandra Rose Clarke
  • The Assassin’s Curse – Cassandra Rose Clarke
  • The Princess Bride – William Goldman
  • Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  • Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell…
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