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06/06/16 - Ireland

CURRENT EVENTS

Ireland

This week’s post is coming to you from Ireland.  Here I am at the Guinness Brewery in Dublin, having a pint of Guinness. 848 more words

I'm Tired Of Being Ordinary

I tell them about Jean-Dominique Bauby, the French editor of Elle who suffered so massive a stroke that the only part of his body he could move was his left eyelid.

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Quotes

Lapham Rising by Roger Rosenblatt

I’ve been weeding damaged & stained fiction in our storage stacks at the library, and then shifting. So I’m literally touching every fiction book in storage, which is reminding me of authors I want to read. 251 more words

The Biggest Mystery of All

So, today, I finished a novel, The Department of Speculation, in the bathtub, and I thought it was right and proper that I was absolutely, stark naked because this novel is such a wonder that it humbled me. 528 more words

Read A Mystery

Short Take: Thomas Murphy - Roger Rosenblatt

Rosenblatt has garnered many fans of his delicate insightful nonfiction since his breakout memoir, Making Toast in 2010. In this outing he returns to fiction with a wry, poignant rumination on love and human attachment told by an aging poet with memory loss who falls in love with the wife of an acquaintance. 188 more words

Books

Lit Fest: The Weekend Your Parents Warned You About

I hope you’re all nursed your Deb Ball hangovers, because it’s time for what is undoubtedly the most uninhibited weekend of debauchery on campus: the annual  348 more words

Culture

Write from the heart

Sometimes life pulls us away from those things we love so we might tend to other pressing matters. This is where I am now in my life. 637 more words