Tagged: books

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upcoming author appearances

Olsson’s is hosting Dan Savage tonight, Friday Oct 21 at their Penn Quarter location at 7pm, and Margaret Cho, Monday Oct 24 at their Arlington/Courthouse location at 7pm. Details below. Olssons.com — Event Schedule Friday, October 21 at 7:00PM •...

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unintentional penis

Nothing like a nice work safe penile reference in the morning! Boing Boing: Unintentional penis on religious book called “After You’ve Blown It” Now I keep getting reminded of the song Detachable Penis but all I can remember is the...

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force of personality

From the Washington Post, The Tiger Strikes Again. I really want this collection, though the price tag gives me serious pause. I’m also impressed that the writer didn’t make any mention of the rumors surrounding the strip Frazz considering the...

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one of those days…

It’s been a so-so day, I had a really bad morning. A task that I was in charge of here didn’t come out as well as my usual tasks do. The work was split between 3 people with me coordinating...

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losing it now?

Avenue Victor Hugo Bookshop – This is the wonderful bookstore I went to in Boston when Al and I visited Hugh, and this is a link to their newsletter explaining why they don’t support Alibris. It’s just an interesting read...

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blood is a powerful sign

Ok, I finished Stigmata, it’s one hell of a book. Briefly, it’s about a woman, Elizabeth DuBose, who receives a trunk of belongings from her grandmother and great-great-grandmother. This triggers flashes of memory from their lives, even causing her to...

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metro hangover

Riding the metro on hot days just makes you SO sleepy. Lunch was nice though. On the way out there I’d planned to have a nice quiet ride and read into the city, but had to move 3 times ‘cos...

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pardon me, oh no, pardon me

After being blocked, nearly tripped and squished again this morning, I tend to wonder what it is that possesses people to not understand the personal space rules, or merely not care about anyone’s aside from their own. Yesterday, I wasn’t...