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Tale of two emails: First email

tt   Two emails were received in the space of five days in the ninth month of pandemic: First email:                                                                        ><>< Tue, Nov 17, 2020 4:51 pm C____ (____@____n.com) hello Alison, i was watching a movie recently about a girl living on her own in a camper van – and she was reading found(…)

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Not so new addiction X

In the Ravine and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov A Delicate Truth by John le Carre The Kiss and the Duel by Anton Chekhov A Way in the World by V.S. Naipaul In a Free State by V.S. Naipaul The Enigma of Arrival by V.S. Naipaul Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham Plain Tales(…)

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Not so new addiction IX

In Morocco by Edith Wharton The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene The Third Man by Graham Greene Arabs by Tim Mackintosh-Smith The Longest Journey by E.M.Forster No Room in the Arc by Alan Moorehead One’s Company by Peter Fleming A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz Smoke by Ivan Turgenev The(…)

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Not so new addiction VIII

Belly of the Beast by Emile Zola The Artist of Disappearance by Anita Desai The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler John Buchan Stories by John Buchan Christmas Days by Jeanette Winterson The Comedians by Graham Greene The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf The Living Room by Graham Greene The Destruction and Other Stories(…)

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Worst ruffs Best with Darin Elliott

After Darin Elliot (my collaborator on Elephant in the Living Room, whose bright new solo publication Elephant in the Shadows was featured in a recent posting), and I quarantined together for more than ten weeks, he moved on (to upstate New York, then to Boston) for a couple of months but returned in September for(…)

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