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My lilac bush is in mid bloom.

When I smell lilacs, I imagine what life was like when they were in high vogue around a hundred years ago. Like fashion, garden plants have trends, too. 458 altre parole

Humor

Ricard Nixon and Me

A Sketch of my early life is one of constant movement and various disappointments. These experiences were formulation and still burn in my memory as I get older. 1.502 altre parole

Meditations And Confessions


Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“If you want to get a child to love you, then you should just go hide in the closet for three or four hours. 52 altre parole

Reviews

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott: Review

I wish I had read this book sooner. Years ago my mum suggested I give this classic a read but (due to the monster tbr and the inevitable distractions life can bring) it sadly fell by the wayside. 719 altre parole

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The Idiot by Elif Batuman

The Idiot (Penguin Press, 423 pages) is a debut novel by a young writer who promises to do big things in the future. Apparently the title, borrowed from Dostoevsky, refers to the main character and narrator of the story, Selin Karadag (the g is silent), who is a young woman from New Jersey of Turkish background (like the author herself). 3.253 altre parole

Just Literary Fiction

[BOOK REVIEW] Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood
By Haruki Murakami

Novel, Fiction, Bildungsroman, Cultural, Asian Literature, Romance, Contemporary

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”

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As Loneliness Works Its Way into Our Childhoods

As loneliness works its way, into our childhoods, we were, so very young, and couldn’t keep it out, and before we know it, loneliness, started, swallowing us whole. 183 altre parole

Experiences Of Life