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Words, Words, Words

A catalog of my comments and thoughts on books, reading, and writing as well as anything I come across that seems interesting. I used to sell other people's words at an independent bookstore but now I hope to get by on selling my own.

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Irène Némirovsky, Sandra Smith
August 2017
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"Here, the streets were so quiet. We were two miles from our old apartment. Easily, I could imagine how quickly a sort of amne..."
August 2017
14
reviewed: "A People's History of the United States" by Howard Zinn
One late night, having been sucked into a dead end conversation with a drunk old man, it came out that I had studied history ...
A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present - Howard Zinn
August 2017
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reviewed: "Dandelion Wine" by Ray Bradbury
Taking a break from his usual fare of jet cars and martians, Ray Bradbury turns his sights to a setting more alien to us than...
Dandelion Wine - Ray Bradbury
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August 2017
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July 2017
31
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"'Where would you like to go, what would you like to do with your life?' 'See Istanbul, Port Said, Nairobi, Budapest. Write a..."
Dandelion Wine - Ray Bradbury
July 2017
29
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July 2017
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July 2017
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July 2017
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reviewed: 'The Idiot' by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Now that I’ve reached the end of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Idiot (this edition translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokho...
The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Larissa Volokhonsky, Richard Pevear
July 2017
05
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July 2017
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July 2017
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May 2017
22
reviewed: A Man for Our Time
Could Seymour Krim make a comeback? Could a little-known holdover from the beat generation, a writer who died nearly 30 years...
Missing a Beat: The Rants and Regrets of Seymour Krim - Mark    Cohen, Seymour Krim
May 2017
15
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"I am finished with myself, with my sacrifices and my pity, with what chains me. I am going to make a new beginning. I want pa..."
Henry and June: From "A Journal of Love"--The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin (1931-1932) - Anaïs Nin
reviewed: "Henry and June" by Anaïs Nin
I've spent months with the writings of Anaïs Nin collected in this book, reading much as she might have written them, at nigh...
Henry and June: From "A Journal of Love"--The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin (1931-1932) - Anaïs Nin
May 2017
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