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Last 20 highlights from my Kindle

One thing I like about my Kindle is its ability to highlight passages/words and view them outside of the book in a separate file. I use this feature to highlight words that I ended up looking in the dictionary and … Continue reading

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proper etiquette

This quote from The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman made me laugh: “…Mrs. Holland had a visit from Mr. Selby. This was quite unexpected; she hardly knew the etiquette for the polite reception of a blackmail victim, but … Continue reading

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details, details

I was a little dismayed to notice how many TV-related posts I have been doing lately, so I thought I would share a quote I enjoyed from “How Fiction Works” by James Wood: “Literature differs from life in that life … Continue reading

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