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Zadie

This week, I found out there are people who don’t know I’m a hopeless Zadie Smith fan. And, worse still, there are people who read books but do not know Zadie. 1,015 more words

Non-fiction

On Beauty and Sociopaths

As an exercise I’ve decided to think through the connections of two texts I’ve recently read: Adam Kotsko’s Why We Love Sociopaths: A Guide to Late Capitalist Television… 1,180 more words

CR: On Beauty by Zadie Smith

So, your favourite piece of book blogging trash has returned! Following the elation, emotional rescue service and existential crisis of results day (no, I wasn’t expecting to write midnight essays on education either), I once again have the energy to  373 more words

Books

LOVERS' SERIES: ARABESQUE - FEMALE COUPLE

Oil on canvas, 60 x 36 inches

Is intimacy a component of art? Is love universal regardless of same sex? How does a painter convey love? 8 more words

Figurative

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Not another person in the world expresses love more beautifully that Newberry. Michael, I love you, man!

Embracing The Dark: On Loving My Skin.

Poetry is not my strongest suit. But, like most things that pique my interest, I gave it at least one or two attempts, just to know I can. 1,143 more words

Living Honest

Quote for Today: Zadie Smith

People talk about the happy quiet that can exist between two lovers, but this, too, was great; sitting between his sister and his brother, saying nothing, eating. 155 more words

Quote For Today

The Friday 56, #3 & Book Beginnings

Today, I’m going to participate in two similar book memes: The Friday 56 & Book Beginnings Friday.

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice… 373 more words

Books And Reading