Monthly Archives: April 2013

On the Bedside Table

I finally picked up Richard Ellman’s biography of Joyce (the urge to call it seminal is almost overpowering, but doing so would give Joyce’s credit to the wrong person) and am going to a shoot for a chapter a night. … Continue reading

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Review of Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote My rating: 5 of 5 stars “He’d been put together with care, his brown head and bullfighter’s figure had an exactness, a perfection, like an apple, an orange, something nature has made just right.” … Continue reading

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Too good to pass up…

It just so happened that I read Breakfast at Tiffany’s on the same week I read a profile of porn starlet du jour Stoya. I can’t resist: “Certain shades of limelight ruin a girl’s complexion.” –Holly Golightly

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