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Reading/Have Read/Should Write About (Paul Bowles, Robert Coover, Pierre Senges, Antonio di Benedetto)

I’ve had a hard time reading much (let alone writing anything) since November 8th.

A Klimt puzzle has been soothing though.

And I’ve found audiobooks, which I’ve always loved, particularly wonderful lately. 941 more words

Books

Did You Realize Most of the Protein Consumed in the World are Insects?...I like a Big Blubbery Ball of Worms Sprinkled With Roasted Ants and Finished With a Hint of Truffle Oil

Ever been fishin’? I’m talking about Huckleberry Finn, barefoot, cane pole, dig your own bait, fresh water fishin’. Well, I have, and to say the least, it’s loads of fun. 250 more words

On Writing

THE PAST IS ALL AROUND US: NEW HISTORICAL FICTION

Fascinated by the way the past shapes the present? Eager to get away from the modern world and become absorbed in different times and places? Come to the Field Library and check out some of our newest historical fiction, ranging from the Civil War South through the old West, through Hungary and Paris in the aftermath of the 1956 uprising, based on real events sometimes and based on beloved fictional characters in other cases. 535 more words

Family Guy S15 E 7 'High School English'

Peter is locked in a library after crashing into a rich guys house. So he ends up reading classics to us all. I do enjoy when they adapt famous stories as they often do it in a way that highlights how vicious these stories are. 274 more words

Films & TV

Virginia Schools Butcher The English Literature Curriculum To Appease Social Justice Zealots

Humanity’s intellectual and artistic horizons must not be limited by the delicate sensitivities of society’s most easily-offended members

It has happened again – another oversensitive, censorious American school district has suspended the works… 504 more words

US Current Affairs