Monthly Archives: May 2013

Finally halfway through…. Thoughts on parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Anna Karenin(a). (by Jill)

So here is the primary problem with nineteenth century Russian novelists: they do tend to go on.  Back then people didn’t have quite as many things to do besides ride around in sledges and engage in extramarital affairs and read … Continue reading

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A Review of Benjamin Lytal’s A Map of Tulsa (by Bethany)

I acquired this book in a funny way. At the end of March, Jill and I spent a day in the quiet, upscale northern California town of Danville. We had lunch, browsed in a bookstore, and toured Tao House, the … Continue reading

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