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Here I Sit In Space #275 In The Rose Reading Room: Yet I Am Not Insecure

It was an afternoon in mid-October.  The rain had fallen most of the morning so when I arrived at the wet slippery steps of the Main Branch of the New York Public Library on 5th Ave., the scattered metal tables were mostly empty and wet.   559 more words


Arianna Huffington Shares Her Recipe for a Productive Workforce — Business – TIME

Arianna Huffington’s newest endeavor is based on a simple premise: a happy, rested worker is a better worker. And she says she’s got the numbers to prove it.

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I want to write..

Ohh, do I want to write. So badly.

Stories. All kinds of stories. Fiction, fantasy… anything you can think of. I want to invent universes and galaxies and worlds, with people that have families and stories about where they came from and how their lives are playing out. 248 more words

The Dreamers

More than 100 men and women have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature since the Swedish Academy started bestowing the prize in 1901. The Nobel still carries real weight. 141 more words

Great Writers

Susannah's Fall, Winter Reading List 2016-2017

 I’m here surrounded by books I’ve taken from the library, like a wild party when no one goes home.

Stacks of them by my bed, in the living room, near the front door.   1,512 more words


Wharton's Light

‘There are two ways of spreading light… ’ wrote Edith Wharton in The Age of Innocence. ‘To be the candle or the mirror reflecting it.’ 961 more words

Book Reviews

Tribute to Tolstoy

I read “War and Peace” a few centuries ago (it seems), but I had no idea Tolstoy wrote essays on pacifism and philosophy that greatly influenced Ghandi and King, Jr.! 39 more words

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