Category Archives for Literature

I’m just not quite desperate enough to listen to these Audiobooks right now

I listened to an audiobook once long ago, a cassette of some borderline pulp novel that I’d borrowed from the library for a long road trip up the middle of California. Here in Paris, I don’t have a car (most … Continue reading

11. February 2013 by Pam
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Shakespeare, you can send me push notifications any time you want to

Over 20 years ago, there was this sweet, smart, handsome guy I worked with who one day just stopped in front of my desk and started quoting Shakespeare at me. Specifically, that line from Antony and Cleopatra that starts with … Continue reading

07. February 2013 by Pam
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Read this book, get this album, you gotta see this movie… Remember them all with Recall

In the last three days alone my mother-in-law raved to me about the book she’s reading and said I would love it (over the phone), a friend told me about four good books (at lunch), and my brother told me … Continue reading

03. February 2013 by Pam
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Just want to dash in and leave Jim Morrison a joint? iPèreLachaise

So my nephew came to Paris all by himself to visit his auntie for the first time this summer, a week before he turned 13. I planned the gothic and gargoyle teenage boy trip for him, though I did sneak … Continue reading

15. December 2012 by Pam
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