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The Swell by Jessica Mookherjee (Telltale Press)

The title of the opening poem in Jessica Mookherjee’s short collection is ‘Snapshot’ and the poem opens with an assertion:

“There is photographic evidence
of when she shifted her gaze, 565 palabras más

English Poetry

Book Review: Slowness by Milan Kundera

Slowness by Milan Kundera
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This short ‘novelette’ was my introduction to an author whose works I’ve wanted to read for some time but never got around to it. 336 palabras más


Milan Kundera on the value of the novel

“The sole raison d’etre of a novel is to discover what only the novel can discover. A novel that does not discover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral.”

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being vs burdened down with love. What would you choose?

What would you choose? The Unbearable Lightness of Being or burdened down with love?

“The heaviest of burdens crushes us, we sink beneath it, it pins us to the ground. 243 palabras más


Power of Books

As an only child, I spent many hours with my head buried in a book. Growing up, my mother and I moved around often, landing in Chandler, Arizona, when I was 8. 854 palabras más


Readers' Block

Sometimes I just can’t read straight.

Most of the time this is because my glasses are smudgy or not on my face. Often it’s because I’ve stayed up reading past my bedtime. 1.025 palabras más

8th December: Milan Kundera

Welcome! This is my Advent Calendar project where every day I will be telling a bit of the Nativity story, but in the style of great writers and playwrights. 669 palabras más