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Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Brian Doyle: IMG The Rude Burl of Our Masks



One day when I was 12 years old and setting off on my newspaper route after school my mom said will you stop at the doctor's and pick up something... Continue »
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    Children and Other Wild Animals

    Brian Doyle 9780870717543

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Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
Special Topics in Calamity Physics

petergrantgioia, January 1, 2013

A delight.
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The Wit, Whimsy, and Wisdom of G. K. Chesterton, Volume 2: The Club of Queer Trades, the Man Who Was Thursday, the Man Who Knew Too Much by G. K. Chesterton
The Wit, Whimsy, and Wisdom of G. K. Chesterton, Volume 2: The Club of Queer Trades, the Man Who Was Thursday, the Man Who Knew Too Much

petergrantgioia, August 4, 2012

The Man Who Was Thursday is one of G.K. Chesterton's best works. It rings true in today's nihilistic political movements, e.g. Occupy Wall Street.
This volume gives a broader introduction to a great writer’s staggering output and range of interests. GKC wrote in excess of 4, 000 essays, works on criticism, theology, biography, politics, detective fiction and poetry. He described writer’s block as “a disease of amateurs.”
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