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06/06/16 - Ireland



This week’s post is coming to you from Ireland. ┬áHere 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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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