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Friday Field Notes 083013


The dog-days of summer are nearly behind us. As if that were not enough, for those of us residing in the U.S., we’re also heading into a three day weekend. Think of it! Three glorious days off, with nothing in the world to do but read. OK, that may be a slight exaggeration, but at least there’s more time to get a little reading in. I, for one, am planning to follow the intrigues of Modesty Blaise. You?

Until then, here are a few bookish bit from the past week . . .

A sweet little article on the piece of the Earthling Bookshop that lives on.

Parisian hotels and the literary greats who slept there. Sure, I hate to give into the marketing ploy, but I can’t help but be a little giddy at the thought.

Do you know your classic literary villains? The Christian Science Monitor will just see about that.

Word on the street is new Salinger books are set to roll in, beginning in 2015.

A.E. Hotchner tells how drinks with Hemingway led to him being a Matador.

Lot of beer bongs’ responsible for the 1987 theft of a bronze bust of Robert Frost from Wichita State University. Let this be a lesson.

1 Comment

  1. It’s sad that today a lot of beer bongs would just lead to an epic dance party and no one would know who Robert Frost is enough to steal his bust…

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