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A literary chat on the beach – in Italy

A literary chat on the beach – in Italy

On August 31 at 6:00pm, I will be at the Lido Panfilo, a beachside facility, in beautiful Termoli, Italy, for a literary event where allusiveness in literary art will be discussed with examples of poetry and translation. If, by some luck, you should be in Termoli or...

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A short update and a photo

A short update and a photo

This morning, I decided to give an update on what I am doing, even though I posted on my FB page that I might not for another while, so that I might better focus on my work. However, while waiting for my Photoshop app to launch to prepare the title for the Italian...

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Last and First Men – my review of the novel

Last and First Men – my review of the novel

When I first heard Tilde Swindon narrating this story, I was...well, enraptured, totally and utterly. I had never heard of Last and First Men, written by Olaf Stapledon in 1930. But after hearing the 17 min narrated clip, I immediately researched (googled) the book,...

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A Book Review: Klara and the Sun

A Book Review: Klara and the Sun

Photo by Andrew Testa/Knopf for the Los Angeles TimesI had never read a book from Kazuo Ishiguro before, and I have not yet read any others from him. However, I loved Klara and the Sun, and I now wish to read more of his works. I was immediately fascinated by the...

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