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Graduation Gift Guide

It may seem early, but college graduations are coming up in just a couple weeks (not that I’m counting or freaking out AT ALL). After all the smarty-pants graduate from college, high schoolers are just around the corner! 643 more words


Sombra de mariposa

La verde lava de tus torpes labios.
Sombra de mariposa en la selva tropical.
Sombra hilvanando subterfugios en la luz.
Sombra desprovista de referente real. 8 more words


for Gilbert Blythe and the faithful love of Avonlea

Oh, Gil.

Not you, not again.

Not another one gone too soon.

Gilbert Blythe-the quintessential boy next door.  I know you weren’t my first literary love, but with the movies of Anne of Green Gables, you were the one who first came to life.   470 more words

Writing & Blogging

Ann Patchett on Playing the Piano

What would you do if you were named one of Time’s 100 most influential people? 

For Ann Patchett the choice is to keep writing and run a bookstore – Parnassos Books in Nashville, Tennessee. 367 more words


Recently read: 'Sweet Affliction'

I picked up this collection of short stories in Montreal at Librarie Drawn and Quarterly, a lovely little book store in Mile End.

I came in looking specifically for books about Montreal, stories set in Montreal, and/or books by authors from Montreal. 195 more words


Irish Book Day 2015

News from the Irish Book Day 2015, which took place on St Patrick’s Day 2015.

Here’s The Story, a publication of new Irish writing from… 31 more words


written by fools

It was sorry, sorry meddling. It would leave Michaelis unscathed; it would drag to light the Professor’s home industry; disorganise the whole system of supervision; make no end of a row in the papers, which, from that point of view, appeared to him by a sudden illumination as invariably written by fools for the reading of imbeciles. 23 more words