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ON THIS DAY: August 18, 2017

August 18th is

Bad Poetry Day

Ice Cream Pie Day

Fajita Day *

Mail Order Catalog Day *

Pinot Noir Day

Serendipity Day *

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More on "Free Relation"

Over the past two days I struggled with the post on The Stone Guest and statues; I realized that the topics were too large and the connections too weak. 731 more words


Nabokov and Freud

From Strong Opinions, Interview: 6

“Strong Opinions” is a collection of interviews with Nabokov. I have blogged before about rediscovering my love of Nabokov in recent years, following falling a little out of love. 117 more words

Top Ten Tuesday- 8th August 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they post a different topic that one of their bloggers answers, and they invite others to join in, by posting their answers as a comment or by creating their own blog post. 658 more words

Book Blog

Lolita Is a Great Book...

…because I like reading stories about pedophiles(?)

I wanted to read this book forever. For those of you who don’t know, Lolita’s a classic, and highly controversial novel by Vladimir Nabokov, who – going by his first name – was obviously Russian. 1,323 more words


Flashdance...What a Feeling

Tuesday! I finished the second draft of “For All Tomorrow’s Lies” yesterday; I think the ending still needs some work, so I am going to let it sit for a while longer; maybe look at it again next weekend. 309 more words