Day: August 15, 2005

Jamelah Reads the Classics: Inferno

My saga with the Inferno, written by one Signor Dante Alighieri, began when I was around 16 years old, in the library one rainy summer afternoon, looking for something to read. I picked a new translation (by Seamus Heaney, among other people) of this first third of The Divine Read the rest

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The Placebo Effect

Oftentimes it’s hard to distinguish an author’s experiences from those portrayed in their writing. Storylines and characters run parallel to a writer’s world and we find ourselves sometimes trying to map bits and pieces back to their real life counterparts. Well, they do say “write what you know”.

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