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Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Announced – NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/09/14/books/booksupdate/man-booker-prize-shortlist.html Book worms prepare for fresh feeding. Deborah Levy-I have read “swimming home”-very unusual and thought provoking. Posted from WordPress for Android

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Watch “Irshad Manji and Bill Maher Debate France’s Burqa Ban” on YouTube

she insists this is not Islam, yes, this is not knot, but what did she ever do to deserbe this fate this way of life, the woman, the goat, the master of the house? when i think of God he … Continue reading

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Twenty two! part one

Sick in bed , a perfect time to activate the mind as the body slows down and options of escaping are very few, no more swimming in the ice cold lake of zurich, no more staying up late listening to street … Continue reading

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All fall down

“Vera said: “Why do you feel you have to turn everything into a story?” so i told her why : Because if i tell the story, i control the version. Because if i tell the story, i can make you laugh, … Continue reading

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The artist’s way:day one

“The artist’s way”by Julia Cameron. After being told for years i should read this book.Here we are. I liked this quote: “The position of the artist is humble.He is essentiallly a channel.”    – Piet Mondrian “The music of this … Continue reading

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in a “Nutshell”

A bad judgement and i find myself on a rainy saturday in a loud shopping center’s book store in the English section sitting with my feet planted firmly in the  grounding “nonfiction” subsection, when i find myself talking to a … Continue reading

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The fault in our stars

“…but it is the nature of stars to cross,and never was shakespeare more wrong than when he had Cassius note,”The fault ,dear Brutus is not in our stars but in ourselves.” ….. “Not marble,not the gilded monuments Of princes,shall outlive … Continue reading

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This is where you belong with a question mark

“This is where you belong : The art and science of loving the place you live.” by Melody Warnick  “Never smile at a crocodile Never smile at a crocodile No, you can’t get friendly with a crocodile Don’t be taken … Continue reading

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Het Verstoorde leven -Dagboek van Etty Hillesum

I was so angry  My best friend gave me the diaries of a young woman who had been killed in a concentration camp for my birthday, “An interrupted life”, was the name of a very thin black book written in … Continue reading

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“A brief history of seven killings”

“A brief history of seven killings.” by Marlon James “If it no go so, it go near so.” -Jamacian Proverb “Gonna tell the truth about it, Honey, that’s the hardest part. ” -Bonnie Raitt, “Tangled and Dark”   “Listen. Dead … Continue reading

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