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What’s Great Literature? #2]

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Sylvia Beach knew great literature! How wonderful for one of the twentieth century’s most famous authors to have met her in Paris that hot July day in 1920! She was the owner of a small English bookstore at 12 Rue Odéon, which was also a lending library and social gathering place for writers of the […]


  When I was a small child, I would hide under the bed covers in the dark and squint my eyes tight shut. Then I would press my fists over my eyes and marvel at the amazing light displays floating before me. What was happening? Without delving into anatomy, I suspect the pressure on my […]