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Happy Birthday to Ezra

October 30, 2009 admin 0

Ezra Pound was born on this day in 1885. From Writer’s Almanac: Pound was born within a few years of James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, […]

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Birthday Brilliance

October 27, 2009 admin 0

While it’s true that great writers can be born on any day of the month or week, it does seem as though there are certain […]

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Kafka Controversy Continues

October 26, 2009 admin 0

Eighty-five years after his death, the author of The Castle and Amerika is at the heart of a strange controversy. From The Guardian: Israel’s National […]

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Comedian Soupy Sales Dead at 83

October 23, 2009 admin 0

The Rap Sheet reports that pie-throwing comedian Soupy Sales passed away yesterday: Another character from my boyhood has passed on to that great entertainment venue […]