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"The first language humans had was gestures. There was nothing primitive about this language that flowed from people’s hands, nothing we say now that could not be said in the endless array of movements possible with the fine bones of the fingers and wrists."

Sarah nostalgia (Gram's house)
Phoebe places (brooklyn)
places (austin)
places (portland, me)
Josephine things (that i don't trust / am suspicious about)

Chopin, Kate

  • "Désirée's Baby"
  • "Emancipation: A Life Fable"
  • "A Respectable Woman"
  • "A Shameful Affair"
  • "The Story of an Hour"

Eggers, Dave

  • "About the Man Who Began Flying After Meeting Her"
  • "Another"
  • "Notes For a Story Of a Man Who Will Not Die Alone"
  • "She Waits, Seething, Blooming"
  • "What It Means When a Crowd in a Faraway Nation Takes a Solider Representing Your Own Nation, Shoots Him, Drags Him from His Vehicle and Then Mutilates Him in the Dust"

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

  • "Young Goodman Brown"

Jackson, Shirley

  • "The Lottery"

Murakami, Haruki

  • "On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning"

Poe, Edgar Allen

  • "The Black Cat"
  • "The Cask of Amontillado"
  • "The Tell-Tale Heart"

Salinger, J.D.

  • "De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period"
  • "Down at the Dinghy"
  • "For Esmé -- With Love and Squalor"
  • "Just Before the War with the Eskimos"
  • "A Perfect Day for Bananafish"
  • "Teddy"
  • "Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut"

Steinbeck, John

  • "Junius Maltby"
may 14 2011 ∞
apr 2 2013 +