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Taxi to Hell-sinki airport sliding towards Arto Paasilinna and others

The taxi driver took off like crazy, sliding through the snow. At every traffic light the same recipe: full throttle, tyres spinning through the snow. 308 more words


Book Club Reads: Fall 2015

Our book club has kind of been slow going this summer, we’ve picked it up a bit at the end. But we very heavily veered off schedule in the middle. 97 more words


The years are too short, the days are too long.

(Joseph Heller, Something Happened)


Books That Haunt Me


Some books are forgettable.  You read them, put them aside, and within days you couldn’t accurately recall the plot if your life depended on it.   278 more words


Catch 22 - Joseph Heller

The antithesis of every war novel written on the basis of sacrifice and glory in dying for the country, Joseph Heller’s Catch 22, is a masterpiece of satirical, cynical humour. 639 more words

Catch-22 at 60: Do You Recognise These?

The first chapter of Joseph Heller’s classic Catch-22 was published 60 years ago. It appeared originally as Catch-18, but had to be renamed – happily, to a more rhythmic phrase – in order to avoid confusion with a Leon Uris book.   4,530 more words


Random Post - Catch 22 Girl: Boredom Makes You Live Longer

Seeing this image makes me think of Dunbar, Yossarian‘s friend from Joseph Heller‘s Catch 22 (the only one he didn’t want to machine-gun). … 60 more words

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