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Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig (tr. Anthea Bell)

This month the members of my book group are reading Jewish author Stefan Zweig’s only full-length novel, Beware of Pity, which he completed in 1938… 1,596 more words

Book Reviews

Shuffling the immediate TBR

Actually, calling it a TBR is a bit of a misnomer – I have no *physical* TBR in that all of my books are muddled together, read or unread. 336 more words

"Chess" by Stefan Zweig [7/10]

Blurb by Penguin Modern Classics: “A group of passengers on a cruise ship challenge the world chess champion to a match. At first, they crumble, until they are helped by whispered advice from a stranger in the crowd—a man who will risk everything to win. 169 more words

Book Review

Permanently Temporary

If we live long enough, we learn that not only does everything change, but also that everything can change all at once. Thus far 2015 has been one of those everything-is -changing-at-once scenarios. 727 more words


Life is a Sandwich

Or at least, it should be. Not the upside-down open sandwich of thick Cheddar cheese that it is today, but a Scooby-Doo layered sandwich with lots of different fillings between many slices of bread. 630 more words

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