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Short Story: Count Backwards

“Count backwards from 978, subtracting 3 at a time.”

Sure. That was simple maths.

“975, 972…” he counted.

“985!” “999!” “925!” “977!”

The others threw out random numbers to distract him. 85 more words

Creative Writing

The Bearing

Touli walked up to the door with a quirky smile and rapped once, rubbing her temple anxiously. Honey came to the door in a bronze leotard beaming with childlike pride. 540 more words


In My Hands Today...

The Dinner Party – Brenda Janowitz

This Passover Seder is not just any Passover Seder. Yes, there will be a quick service and then a festive meal afterwards, but this night is different from all other nights. 187 more words


In My Hands Today...

The Amazing Racist – Chhimi Tenduf-La

Eddie Trusted, an English school teacher in Colombo, wants to spend his life with Menaka Rupasinghe, a vibrant Sri Lankan beauty, but as with all matters of the heart, there’s an obstacle. 106 more words


March 20, 1909

What happens when you love a book too much?

Some of those who work at the Cross Social Library know the answer to that, and while they are devoted to books themselves, they refuse to choose one book lest they end up like Robin Schall. 334 more words


Review: The Floating Opera

Hello readers,

Logic would seem to dictate that, unless edited or revised, books do not change, while readers, like rivers, constantly do. A reissue by Dalkey Archive Press of… 279 more words

Book Reviews

Lawrence hockey team will get new locker room at Appleton Family Ice Center

APPLETON – The Lawrence University hockey team will move into a new locker room complex later this year.

Director of Athletics Christyn Abraray announced that construction on the $500,000 project will begin this spring and be completed when the Vikings start practice for the 2019-20 season in the fall. 597 more words