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Isaac Bashevis Singer on literature that lasts

Herman, left alone, sat with his head bowed. He had noticed a copy of the Bible on the shelf near his chair and he leaned over and took it out.

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Commonplace Book

5 'keep it real' quotes for new vegans

1: Because…this is the most eloquent logic I have come across for not eating meat and it has absolutely nothing to do with vegan  316 more words


Knowledge in Life

“Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.”-Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer--"Inventions" (New Yorker, January 26, 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: AMADOU AND MARIAM-Tiny Desk Concert #695 (January 19, 2018).

Amadou & Mariam are musicians from Mali.  And they have a pretty fascinating history. 793 more words

Short Story

5 Short Stories for the Holidays

Stories, though often overlooked, are just as much a part of the holiday season as carols, traditions, and feasts. And amid the chaos of our modern holidays, it can pay to make time to read. 723 more words