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“Manuscripts don’t burn.” — Mikhail Bulgakov

It’s Mikhail Bulgakov’s birthday. The author of The Master and Margarita, one of the greatest novels of the 20th century. (It’s not his only work. There are many others. But I’ll be focusing on that one today.) It’s a miracle … Continue reading

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2022 Books Read

Some re-reads this year, but a lot of new-to-me authors as well. New novels written by faves. Been a year of upheaval and transitions. I’ve managed to keep up my regular reading schedule. I just don’t feel right if I’m … Continue reading

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Stuff I’ve been reading

— This L.A. Times essay about Covid brain fog – and so much more – by Mary McNamara is a WILD ride, but it said a lot of the things I’ve been feeling about … everything, everywhere, all at once. … Continue reading

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Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve added to this list. I still want to do a Non-Fiction one, eventually, but … you know … time permitting. Some authors are represented multiple times here. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. Don’t read … Continue reading

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Master and Margarita As Graphic Novel

Fantastic idea – and take a glimpse at the artwork by Andrzej Klimowski. WOW. Beautiful! Here’s my favorite image from that slideshow. Just looking at it gives me the creeps, remembering that awful cat in the book and how much … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Master and Margarita” (Mikhail Bulgakov)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: The Master and Margarita – by Mikhail Bulgakov. I finally read this great great novel last fall as part of a blog-reading challenge – I wrote a big thing about it here. The book terrifies. … Continue reading

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2006 Books

Books read this year. I actually may end up adding a couple more to the list – since I am bed-ridden at the moment and could finish 2 more books by the time the damn ball drops across the river. … Continue reading

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From the Stacks Book Challenge: The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail Bulgakov

This was my first book on the “From the Stacks” challenge. I, of course, had heard of The Master and Margarita – and Mikhail Bulgakov – just in terms of his playwriting – but I had never read the novel, … Continue reading

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Chekhov and Bulgakov: A Russian Kind of Night

Last night I went to see an evening of Chekhov one-acts (and also adaptations of his stories into plays). Adaptations done by the wonderful Michael Frayn. I knew one of the actors – the other two in it were previously … Continue reading

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From the Stacks Reading Challenge

Forgot to mention that I am going to join the “From the Stacks” challenge I’ve seen about the blog-world. Sounds fun – and I’ve actually already begun. Here’s what it is: If you are anything like me your stack of … Continue reading

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