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A Book Review: The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk

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“In fact no one recognizes the happiest moment of their lives as they are living it. It may well be that, in a moment of joy, one might sincerely believe that they are living that golden instant “now,” even having … Continue reading

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The Move

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As soon as we passed Buena Park, the freeway grew larger, the lines wider, the cars bigger, the palm trees taller, and the lights sped away with a more arrogant glare. Irvine, California was only a few miles farther. Our … Continue reading

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Remembering Les Plesko

http://venice.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/novelist-identified-as-man-who-jumped-from-venice-building-monday?a_dgi=aolshare_facebook Someone told me that as much as Les Plesko’s suicide is a pain we’ll carry for the rest of our lives, but knowing that he is finally free (free from his pain, free from the harsh life, the humiliation, … Continue reading

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Les Plesko, the Poet of Prose

I woke up this morning and remembered that Les is gone..gone the way he did. The sun was absent and I was still in shock and there was no word capable of consoling me and all those who adored him, … Continue reading

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The Enemies of Happiness (The beginning chapter of The Suicide Note)

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The Enemies Of Happiness Tehran, Summer 1987 In the first years of war nothing looked like any of the images we’d seen in the movies. Tehran’s trees didn’t grow burnt leaves, or dead dangling legs. The mountains of the north, … Continue reading

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Manos Lindas

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This music inspired me with this visual, these words, this image: There is a man This is a road, walking A road, walking toward the dusk The road, drained, tired The dusk, sweating alone The man, dreaming, His eyes barely … Continue reading

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A Book Review: Notes From Underground

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On a first glance, Notes From the Underground seems to be a short/small book, but even after reading a few pages, I was already blown away by its greatness! Incredibly modern for its time: I could see how inspiring this … Continue reading

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