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Stand-by by Michael Henson

“Give me a ticket or give me a bar tab,” the young soldier said.

After seven beers, the soldier had gone belligerent, but the ticket agent had nothing new to offer. 3,268 more words

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[746] The Accidental - Ali Smith

” Think of it this way. A pretty woman arrives at the door. She is ragged, hungry and lost. She is knocking on all the doors of all the houses to see who’ll be generous; it is a test. 461 more words


"Aunts Aren't Gentlemen" by P. G. Wodehouse (1974)

“My attention was drawn to the spots on my chest when I was in my bath, singing, if I remember rightly, the Toreador song from the opera… 621 more words

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Cities from the Sky

Last night I flew over three glorious cities – Kochi, Bengaluru and Delhi.

Each of them unique in their own glorious ways.

But what struck me most having already seen them all from below… 157 more words


Mrs. Mattison by Jeff Burt

Pushing eighty, Mrs. Mattison reclines on the lounge chair on the mossy concrete patio while her husband clips the naked remnant of rose bulbs from the bushes, and I attend to distributing mulch. 1,613 more words

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Book Review: The Sound of Glass by Karen White

Author: Karen White
Title: The Sound of Glass
Genre: Literary
Publication Date: May 12, 2015
Publisher: NAL (Random House)
Number of Pages… 299 more words

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Book Review: Dietland by Sarai Walker

Sarai Walker
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 2015
ISBN 978-0-544-37343-3

Reading Dietland is indubitably equivalent to walking a mile in the enormous shoes of our nearly thirty year old, three-hundred-four-pound narrator, Plum. 391 more words

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