llustration by Maja Misevic-Kokar, from “One Thousand And One Nights” (2 volumes), translated from French into Serbian by Stanislav Vinaver, published by Matica Srpska, Novi Sad, 1989. But you’ve always… Read more Stories →
Getting a copy of a novel you’ve read by one of your favorite authors must be one of those treats like ice cream on a hot afternoon. I stumbled across… Read more What I’m Reading Now →
Outside, the wind rained pollen as if a laughing god was giving presents to allergy sufferers. It can take three years for a body to become allergic to local pollen,… Read more It’s Raining Men–I mean, Pollen →
I haven’t started packing yet–that’s for next month. What I’m doing is sorting. I went through my bookshelves and filled five boxes of books. I took them to the used book stores and got rid of perhaps a third. Now they will head for the garage sale I plan to have. I went through my cds and sorted out a fifth to leave behind. Half the albums will stay as well. So what can I do now with my freed up shelf space, when it actually is freed up? Fill… Read more More Books! →
Questions of Travel by Elizabeth Bishop.