Day: July 12, 2005

Jamelah Reads the Classics: An Introduction

The world is full of books to read, and no matter how good our intentions may be, there’s just no way to read them all. It’s hard enough to stay on top of contemporary literature, let alone having at least a passing familiarity with the exalted classics of years gone … Read the rest

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American-born Sobin Dies

Gustaf Sobin, the U.S.-born poet and novelist most known for the novel The Fly Truffler, died July 7 in his adopted French homeland. Said to have been inspired by expatriate life after meeting Hemingway in Cuba, Sobin was noted for intricately incorporating the lush history and landscapes of Provence … Read the rest

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