Janet Somerville

@janetsomerville

literature nerd, poet, book blogger, Broadway junkie, cinephile, photographer, incurable fan of puppy breath, Billy Wilder, and THE WIRE

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My favourite image post-Nobel Lit announcement last October: & Alice Munro, raising glasses.

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. "Loss" by #Adonis in Leiden in April. It's one of 101 #WallPoems there, incl. the Bard's "Sonnet 30."

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, I agree about the RV author photo, but am also fond of this one from 1972.

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The blurb to end all blurbs: GEORGE SAUNDERS, on 's essays in #NotThatKindOfGirl. Whoa.

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"I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true." ~#Capote (b. 30 Sept 1924) photo: Irving Penn

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Another view of that #Bamberg bridge. It was flipping freezing that February morning.

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. Negative. Unless you count this chap, dangling a leg. #Bamberg

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Two things I'd like to know: 1) What is #Roth reading? 2) Why isn't he wearing shoes? (Photo: )

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A field of pink hyacinths in Lisse, The Netherlands, which made me think of T.S. Eliot in Spring.

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Remembering T.S. ELIOT: "For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business." (b. 26 Sept. 1888)

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In Toronto Oct 1st? Help launch her #memoir COMING ASHORE. It's a wild ride, feat. Hendrix cameo.

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"Your illusions are part of you like your bones and flesh and memory." ~WILLIAM FAULKNER (b. 25 Sept. 1897)

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Remembering MAX PERKINS, editor of genius (b. 20 Sept. 1884): "You have to throw yourself away when you write."

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Remembering WILLIAM GOLDING (b. 19 September 1911):

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"Imagination is the highest kite one can fly." ~Lauren Bacall (b. 16 September 1924)

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Alice Trillin died on this day in 2001. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/14/books/review/Stevenson.t.html?_r=0

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CHARADE, . Cary Grant at his most adorable. In those thick black-framed specs.

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. Ilkley Moor in April. I kept my eyes peeled for that reprobate Heathcliff. As you might imagine.

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Here's my friend 's Lucy, on the moor in April. One more photo TK.

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Remembering J.R.R. Tolkien, who died on this day in 1973: "Not all who wander are lost."

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