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Repost-Five Short Stories Likely Worth Your Time

I claim no special literary insight, other than these five short stories have stuck with me, as they have for many other readers besides. Links included. 627 more words

Public Debate

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Ceramic Dog – Your Turn

Conhece o livro do Paul Bowles, ‘O Céu que nos Protege’? É sobre pessoas que pensam que querem descobrir verdadeiramente a natureza, que querem desvendar o outro. 19 more words


Comfortably Uncomfortable

I’ve been an outsider in my own skin my entire life. Paul Bowles might even call me a “tourist” in both of my ethnicities. Being biracial, I have never felt fully accepted or comfortable in either of my cultures because of the various geographical, racial and lifestyle differences between the two. 309 more words

Two Serious Ladies by Jane Auer Bowles: book review

Jane Bowles: breaking the rules

Jane Auer Bowles’ novel ‘Two Serious Ladies’ is is an odd book, but perhaps the oddest thing of all is that not one other review I’ve read has mentioned the part that I loved the most. 1,849 more words


Basil Twist - Puppets and Spain

Ethical Culture Society. New York, NY
March 21, 2002

review by Donald Devet

Basil Twist knows how to stay true to the ancient Andalusian melodies and Moorish chantings and at the same time interject moments of subtle humor.

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Puppet Theater

The Spider's House by Paul Bowles

Before this week, I had read all of the collections of short stories by Paul Bowles (1910-99, who lived in Tangier from 1947 until his death) and three of his four novels. 519 more words

American Literature

Let It Come Down by Paul Bowles

The jacket flap of the Library of America’s edition of the first three novels by Paul Bowles (1910-99) characterizes the second, Let It Come Down… 347 more words

American Literature