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Book Review: The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase by Mark Forsyth

It’s clever, this book. It’s also a good book. It’s clever, chatty, witty, funny, succinct, and unpretentious. It sets out to give names to all the rhetoric we never learned in schools. This book is a study of expression and … Continue reading

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Pieces from the Novel #1: Neon Soul

Watching the cabs fold into the horizon of the city, something squeezes me, knocking against the comfortable fog of the alcohol. I feel it, an uneasy melancholy begging to be let out, to be thought, considered, felt. I steel myself against … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

I didn’t expect this book. Perhaps, more accurately it was Ray Bradbury I didn’t expect. Way back in school I had read a short story of his in some slim anthology of stories about I-don’t-know-what. What I do remember is … Continue reading

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