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A Cover Story

The saying has always gone, ‘Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.’ Yet the modern book industry is in part based on the exact opposite mentality. 730 more words

Books

TTT: Eternally TBR

Before starting, I’d like to remind that this fun initiative is hosted by Jana at her cool blog

Also, in case you missed it, take a look at this… 234 more words

John Green

The Problem With Politics Is Gossip, Not Feeling, Which is Art and Literature

The Twitter editor of Empty Mirror, an online weekly literary journal, tweeted this on February 5, 2018: “Cleaned a bunch of the political stuff out of my feeds and I feel so much better.” 1,445 more words

The Problem With Politics Is Gossip, Not Feeling, Which is Art and Literature

The Twitter editor of Empty Mirror, an online weekly literary journal, tweeted this on February 5, 2018: “Cleaned a bunch of the political stuff out of my feeds and I feel so much better.” 1,444 more words

note | morning well wasted

jack kerouac’s big sur is lovely for many reasons, but one of them is the publisher’s footnotes. since this book was written a long time ago, and jack kerouac in all of his beat glory speaks in a language of his own sometimes, the footnotes help me understand references that would have otherwise gone over my head unless i took the time to wikipedia it. 124 more words

NOTEBOOK

The Mindfulness of Disability

One night back in early December, I fell out of bed. Well, more like slid out. I was wrestling with the flu at the time. My fellow MSers will know what that means. 637 more words

Disability

Which way to the secret hipster street in the sky?

The shops at Mill No. 5 at closing time. (Photos by author unless indicated otherwise)

by Rick Ouellette

Jack Kerouac is fixed in the public imagination, or at least in what remains of it, with the broad vistas of cross-the-country America and of a declarative personal freedom. 1,345 more words