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A bookophile’s book

Time Was Soft There: A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co.by Jeremy Mercer This is a bookophiles book; a book for everyone who loves everything about books, and the written word. It is impossible that I wouldn’t love it. I…

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I Are What I Are #3

K. I write down her name on the back page of my notebook full of roughs. Is it possible that she likes me? What was meant earlier in the playground? In my insecurities, I jest with Simon, sitting next to…

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I Are What I Are #2

The summer of 1989 – the summer I turned sixteen – was one of the last truly, long, hot summer’s I can remember. Months stretched on after months of blazing sun, roasting temperatures and blue skies. In the early days…

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I Are What I Are

a biography of me I’m fifteen and I’m sitting on the flint and brick wall outside the church, looking across the little roadway that leads to the beach. In my fingers are my pencil and rubber, and on my lap,…

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