Titles have a way of coming in waves. There was a time a few years back when it...– The ___’s Daughter by Emily St. John Mandel (via millionsmillions)
: Another 100,000 Galleys →
millionsmillions: This exploration of the stigma of self publishing is really great, if you’re looking for some weekend reading. lareviewofbooks: Image © Paul Bausch The famous Library at Alexandria, at its largest, housed perhaps as many as 500,000 scrolls, or the equivalent of some 25,000 books…. Ditto millions
Spring break: a pentaptych
Eleven years ago today, I was in Cinque Terre with my friends Brian and Esther, walking the coast path between the fishing villages. I remember the path taking us through olive groves. I don’t know why they’d let Americans do that unless they didn’t really need those olives. It was hot and windy like today and we stopped to eat small yellow apples and biscuits and cheese that...
I don’t usually listen to MPR this much, but I’m pretty sure that for the last two hours all they’ve said is the temperature over and over, including mitt romney’s.
THE PART I EDITED OUT: Interlocutors & lushness →
be still my heart. asq writes about longing and i get all broken up at the damp crates part. adrianeq: Last semester, Pate led a discussion on why we write. What was literally actually — come on guys! — motivating you. I should mention that he is the best teacher. Better than Marilynne Robinson, definitely. The boys were the first to speak, and both said they did everything for sex. I believe...