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my Henry Miller books

The attached Word document (below) contains an inventory of books by and about Henry Miller in my personal library.

Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American writer who wrote several of his best known works as an expatriate in Pris in the 1930’s . 56 more words

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my Blake books

The attached Word document (below) contains an inventory of books by and about the romantic poet and artist William Blake in my personal home library. 20 more words

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my Sorokin books

The attached Word document (below) contains an inventory of books by and about the Russian-American sociologist and social philosopher Pitirim Alexandrovich Sorokin (1889-1968) in my personal home library. 25 more words

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"Baby's Hands"

From Little Pictures of Japan (1925) edited by Olive Beaupré Miller, a treasured children’s book inherited from my mother.

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missed opportunities

… if sleeplessness

or passiveness keeps you from the usual
go-round of night and day : take this message
and imagine it was sent to you alone… 5,348 more words

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Some things that happened never happened.

“Some things that happened never happened” is an oxymoron. I made it up. An oxymoron known as a Yogi Berra-ism (or, yogism), that is. The American neologism… 2,025 more words

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in which it is asserted that white is black (or is it black is white?)

while we are asked to disbelieve our own eyes

and  dismiss common sense

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I said, “there was a society of men among us, bred up youth in the art of proving, by words multiplied for the purpose, that white is black, and black is white, according as they are paid. 682 more words

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