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Crystallization

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the way that we fall in love. The French writer Stendhal describes falling in love as a crystallization process. 320 more words

A reading madman about to lose his soul to the seductions of a sentence | William H. Gass

Stendhal’s The Red and the Black

Boston, 1943. I am about to go down to the submarine base to test out for the school there. I have come into possession of the Liveright Black and Gold edition.

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De-ale sufletului

Mi-au placut, inca din vremea copilariei, povestile, mai ales basmele. Ce vorbesc, le adoram si le traiam cu fiecare particica a corpului si creierului meu de copil si mai apoi de adolescenta, atat de  mult le-am adorat ca inca eram in liceu si continuam sa le consuma. 878 more words

Stagger Lee: A Berlin Bar

April 27, 2014

The first thing he said to me on Tinder was that he really liked my photographs, at least my Instagram photos. He wrote, “I just wanted to say….” I wondered whether that was all he wanted to say. 3,151 more words

Berlin

Thank god all the Vienna trip is paid for, trains and hotels. Can get through very little spending money if I have to

Thank god all the Vienna trip is paid for, trains and hotels. Can get through very little spending money if I have to. Please please please try to DRINK LESS, before going to Rue d’Aerschot or to Fifth Avenue. 138 more words

Book Review: An Overcoat

“It’s not hard, de Saupicquet once told me, to gain entry into other people’s lives: they generally leave the spare key under the plant pot by the back door, the usual place.

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I cannot travel anymore - books for short trips

‘I cannot travel anymore’ would be the next book to read. I would read it within a day or two: as long as a short trip for work usually lasts, or equal to the free time saved for reading when away for longer (work/duty) trips. 682 more words

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