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Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics) (Paperback)

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Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's Burst of Sicilian Sun 0

When I read Lampedusa the sun bursts up indeed, thawing all of that deeply seeded “puritanical horror,” and reconciling life forces that, as Lampedusa attempts to show us, were never meant to be opposed.

A Teller of Truths: Ray Bradbury's Middle East Connection 3

My Middle Eastern memorial to Ray Bradbury may seem an unorthodox one, but it is the one he doubtless desired. When asked how he would like to be remembered, he gave an answer that sadly none of the obituarists have recalled.

A Chiefest Pleasure: Discovering The Sot-Weed Factor on its 50th Birthday 6

The deeper you go into your life and your reading, the more precious the long-overlooked gems become once you finally unearth them.