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Waiting to Be Born

My cousin died eleven years ago today. She was twenty-five that year, I was twenty-four. It was a Tuesday that year, too. I tried to avoid Thanksgiving altogether by purposefully getting wasted the night before, thinking I’d be too ill … Continue reading

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Modern Guilt

From the New Yorker.

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The Moors

Filed under: hahahaha. Oh, the moors. I don’t know why I find this cartoon so funny, but it makes me laugh and laugh. I suspect it has something to do with my affection for The Hound of the Baskervilles. Finished … Continue reading

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Enoughness

In a recent New Yorker article called “Shelf Life: Packing up my father-in-law’s library,” James Wood writes, “In this strange way, our libraries are like certain paintings that, as you get closer to the canvas, become separate and unreadable blobs … Continue reading

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