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Berlin Diary

Thursday, 23 April 2015 by

By Wendy Lesser I was in Berlin for nearly three weeks, so you’re not going to hear about everything I saw or heard. You won’t, for instance, hear about the Telemann Death of Jesus performed with a modern Requiem, nor the piano recital … Continue reading → …read more phentermine for saleSource:: Berlin Diary buy

Publishers Weekly has a nice review of the new collection of unpublished/uncollected Shirley Jackson writings. Trust me – there is a lot of great material in this book! For updates on all things Shirley Jackson-related, please subscribe to my newsletter: tinyletter.com/ruthfranklin. …read more Source:: Publishers Weekly has a nice review of the new collection of…

Paper Tsars

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 by

<img width="150" src="http://andrewsolomon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Filipov_Organic_Family_House.jpg" alt="Organic Family House, by Misha Filipov. From Paper Tsars, by Andrew Solomon, Harpers & Queen, February 1990. “> “> …read more Source:: Paper Tsars       

Andrew Solomon talks about the idea of family and his multi-award winning book Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity with …read more Source:: Video: Andrew Solomon at Jewish Book Week 2015       

Andrew Solomon extemporizes on identity and family at 5×15, The Tabernacle, London. <iframe src="https://player.vimeo. “> …read more Source:: Video: Andrew Solomon at 5×15, London       

Andrew Solomon speaks at the 2013 Social Innovation Summit at the United Nations, sponsored by Landmark Ventures. <iframe src="https://player.vimeo. “> …read more Source:: Video: Andrew Solomon Speaks at Social Innovation Summit 2013       

Andrew Solomon discusses Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity with Los Angeles Times staff writer Tom Curwen, as part of the …read more Source:: Video: Andrew Solomon at Los Angeles Public Library       

Mallory Ortberg in The Toast: http://the-toast.net/2015/04/20/how-to-tell-if-you-are-in-a-shirley-jackson-story/#oOJUk5u1Y8fK60A2.99 You dislike washing yourself, and dogs, and noise. You like your sister Constance, and Richard Plantagenet, and Amanita phalloides, the death-cap mushroom. You are being driven slowly but inexorably mad by a society determined to crush your spirit while smiling blandly as it offers you tea. A stranger says

“The loners in her books appealed to me, the fragile and friendless women in worlds built to appear ordinary that always revealed a more sinister nature.” – Amelia Gray on Shirley Jackson, her “literary idol,” in the LA Times. http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-ca-jc-idol-amelia-gray-20150419-story.html …read more Source:: “The loners in her books appealed to me, the fragile and friendless

It took ages, but I finally got my hands on this film – based on Shirley Jackson’s 1954 novel The Bird’s Nest, about multiple-personality disorder. Cannot wait to watch this! …read more Source:: It took ages, but I finally got my hands on this film – based on…       

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