- The Spoil of Destruction [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Jean Rhys Speaks [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- When James Joyce & Marcel Proust Met in 1922, and Totally Bored Each Other [OPEN CULTURE]
- Typescript second draft of The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath [BRITISH LIBRARY]
I’m re-reading one of my fave novels: the flawed but magical A Glastonbury Romance by John Cowper Powys.
And a homemade cupcake…
Dorothy Parker was born on 22 August 1893:
Scioto Audubon Metro Park:
“There are more truths in a good book than its author meant to put in it.”-Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
A view from the balcony:
I wrote an article about the wonderful German actress Ossi Oswalda and her Ernst Lubitsch-directed charmer, I Don’t Want to Be a Man (1918), for the Classic Movie History Project 2016.
It has been too long since I last posted an image of that great Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova. This is for me as much as it is for you…