Category Archives: Culture

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Is it such a light matter to find tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones and good in everything? — James A. B. Scherer, The Romance of Japan Advertisements

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Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968 by Ryan H. Walsh

This isn’t really a review, it’s more like a rave. I just finished Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968 by Ryan H. Walsh, and it’s already one of my favorite books of all time, the kind I buy multiple … Continue reading

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This book which addresses a host of themes with insight, humor, and compassion, will be with me literally and figuratively always. 

About THE COVER Darcie was just a housewife…with three men on her mind. She cooked and cleaned for Thad and was glad to see him when he came home at night, but he could just as well be Chuck.Sometimes she … Continue reading

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Another Wholly Enchanting Work For the Extremely Literate

Gary’s public relations job meant getting the top scientific brains to join his firm. And his formula for winning them over was simple: FREE WHEELING SEX! First Printing 1963 By ART ENTERPRISES, INC.

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Book of the month from the Great Lakes Center for Literocity!

He came out of the backwoods to thrill sophisticated city women. But one girl proved an even wilder creature than he! DEPOSITED WITH THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1964 “This book struck an everlasting chord in me — it left me … Continue reading

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Abortive Letters and Hopeless Juxtapositions

While Expressionism showed angry gods of truth and falsehood tearing through the city with images sparked off the anvil of reality, dada showed the city as meaningless signs, a collage of abortive letters and hopeless juxtapositions. — Tobias Churton

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Did Russian ASS

make Trump into a Russian ASSET?

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X-Ray

A preamble in the past — the outsider wants to give the heroine his heart valentine, but she finds him too odd, and prefers the fast track talent of the popular swain. Sadly the latter is racked, like a coat, … Continue reading

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“The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial” by Maggie Nelson, Graywolf, $16 and “Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search For Truth and Justice” by Emily Winslow, Morrow, $29.99.

  I recently read two great true crime narratives, The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial by Maggie Nelson and Jane Doe January: My Twenty Year Search For  Truth and Justice by Emily Winslow, that started me thinking about the … Continue reading

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from the Great Lakes Center for the Literary Arts Literocity Book Culture Club

Homer Pettingil was a decent little man – sober, industrious, a pillar of his community, until he… attended a convention, met up with a back-slapping buddy, drank enough daiquiris to douse his discretion, accepted the invitations of a shady lady … Continue reading

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