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Published by Iris in Inspired by, The Written Word, Books,
Published on 07/16/09 at 03:24:48 pm using 57 words.
I’ve got his words scattered throughout this blog, just as he’s got pieces of me scattered throughout his books. Habit (The Romantic Movement) Committing to Reading Quotes for R. Commitment to Reading Alain de Botton’s website… more »

Commitment to Reading

Published on 05/19/09 at 01:41:13 pm using 4349 words.
Essays in Love Breakfast at Tiffany’s Woody Allen (Complete Prose) Mrs. Dalloway The Catcher in the Rye (Reread) Persuasion In Cold Blood Committing to Reading Committed to Reading Commitment to Reading Many thanks to Robbie and her… more »

Committed to Reading

Published on 09/13/08 at 05:13:31 am using 6425 words.
I have three books left to read from my previous reading list - two of which I’m halfway through. And being the girl who’s never been taught to be where she is, I’ve already made a second list. Ugh! The Conversations - Walter Murch… more »

From Blindness to Memory

Published on 07/08/08 at 10:07:35 pm using 804 words.
A dez metros, um cego estava deitado em cima de uma cega, ele enganchado entre as pernas dela, faziam-no o mais discretamente que podiam, eram dos discretos em público, mas não seria preciso ter o ouvido apurado para saber em que se ocupavam, muito… more »


Published on 04/24/08 at 10:05:41 am using 768 words.
Taking a page from Paul Auster’s book (both figuratively and literally) and REMEMBERING. He remembers that he gave himself a new name, John, because all cowboys were named John, and that each time his mother addressed him by his real name he… more »

Patchwork Writing on the Labyrinthine Nature of Thoughts

Published on 04/23/08 at 08:08:24 pm using 971 words.
Sometimes I feel like my thoughts are doomed to run full circle. No matter what seed they stem from, what route they follow, they will always run right into something else that’s come to me in the form of a thought. I don’t quite know what… more »

Patchwork Writing on The Invention of Solitude

Published on 04/16/08 at 11:46:00 pm using 1301 words.
Yes, there was a reason for Paul Auster that day, after all. Just as there are reasons for waiting and refraining from forward motion. Just as there are reasons for eating and sleeping. Just as there are reasons for walking, pen and paper on hand.… more »

Committing to Reading

Published on 03/25/08 at 10:59:14 am using 1576 words.
At the beginning of the year I made a resolution to read more than I have in recent years - to get back to my lost and now target voracity. Reading adds ease to my own writing, it showers me with unsolicited and welcome ideas. Such resolutions, however,… more »

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