Tag Archives: tragic love

The movie always has more sex than the book

Hi, it’s LA, and I’m happy to report that an excellent pace of reading took place this summer. 50 pages a day? Unlikely. Was it all quality? No. I indulged my utter love of Gossip Girl and started on the … Continue reading

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It’s always Veuve, never prosecco

It was a real dry spell. I had nothing going on. There are so many directions the finger could point: The Royal Wedding The Brits know how to celebrate with elegance. It’s always Veuve, never prosecco. That commands my attention … Continue reading

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Poor Ginger

I knew it was coming. Chapter 40: Poor Ginger There was a hopeless look in the dull eye that I could not help noticing, and then, as I was thinking where I had seen that horse before, she looked full … Continue reading

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February 21, 2011: The Finkler Question

PAGES READ on Saturday: 14 PAGES READ on Sunday: 21 PAGES READ on Monday: 45 YEAR TO DATE: 1,520 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -1080 PAGES I finished Part … Continue reading

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Revisiting Film 110: Film, Culture and Communications

The World’s Greatest Short Stories were great. And they were short. A good combination. I was going to plunge back into Paradise Lost to get it off my plate, but my body is aching from the advanced Ashtanga class I … Continue reading

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The tragic expediency of the Royal Mail

PAGES READ: 50 YEAR TO DATE: 150 I’ve been researching love stories for a project I’m working on. One particular relationship that fascinates me is the one between Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. It has so many elements to intrigue. … Continue reading

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