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The Books: “The Historian” (Elizabeth Kostova)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova The story of the publishing of this book is almost as interesting as the book itself. It’s a first novel. It’s 5,000 pages long. It’s a sweeping historian’s look at … 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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The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova

I stayed up until 3 am to finish it. I knew I would regret it today and I kinda do … I just woke up, and I hate waking up when, you know, it’s PM and not AM – but … Continue reading

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The Legion of the Archangel Michael

Reading The Historian it is pleasing to me to discover that my own library is kind of a reference library for me. I have had that sensation before (tracked down a post I wrote about it) – but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Things experienced so far in LA, part 1

— Well, first of all, it is always AWESOME to leave New York and then to find that someone flew his plane into a building while I was away. That just gives me a great great feeling of safety and … Continue reading

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Saturday snapshots

— The morning was chilly and grey, with a wind whipping through my open window, waking me up before my alarm. My favorite kind of weather. I start to come alive in the fall. I start to feel most like … Continue reading

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