Three loves with books in the background

In Paris, the Eiffel Tower was being built. In Baltimore, Sylvia Beach was being born. It was 1887, and thirty-five years later this daughter of an American Presbyterian minister founded a bookshop on the Seine’s Left Bank that gained a cult following...
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Are you actually reading that? Hemingway?

“Hemingway?” she said dubiously. “I thought it would be good for Paris.” She rolled her eyes and went back to her book.” Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot, Picador, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, New York 2011. Does anybody still read Hemingway?...
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Writing classes

„There is no friend as loyal as a book” – that quote from Ernest Hemingway is one of my favorites. I’m a real bookworm. In my little room you wont find too many things – even my wardrobe is not as big as it could be, but my bookshelf is...
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