Monthly Archives: June 2014

365 of Me: 176/190

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My friend Shannon Yarbrough has an amazing daily gardening blog on his author website. He takes exquisite picture of the flowers and plants in his garden in Missouri, particularly irises and lilies. I thought I would share. (I can never … Continue reading

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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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