Monthly Archives: June 2014

365 of Me: 176/190

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Originally posted on The Lone Writer: Shannon Yarbrough:
We added two new lilies to the garden on Sunday. I counted at least 10 other lilies in bloom, with only two left that haven’t bloomed yet. Here are two photos of…

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Review: A Tragic Honesty by Blake Bailey

Richard Yates (1926-1992), the author of Revolutionary Road and other novels, was a damaged man who produced beautiful, bleak books while he indulged his addictions and was in and out of mental hospitals due to frequent mental breakdowns (Yates was … Continue reading

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Five Fascinating Facts about Thomas Hardy

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
Thomas Hardy was born on this day, 2 June, in 1840. (Seventeen years later to the day, composer Edward Elgar would be born.) Let’s raise a glass of something (cider?) to one of the great…

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