Archive for November, 2013

Fisher Space Pen – Sterling Silver

Added on November 24, 2013

Fisher Space Pen – Sterling Silver Here is an unusual pen. It is typical of the Fisher Space Pen in that it takes the same pressurized refills, which are famous for being “The Pen the Astronauts Use.” They write at any angle, including upside-down. It is the same basic shape as the original model of [...]


City of Bohane

Added on November 13, 2013

City of Bohane Kevin Barry Jonathan Cape, London, 2011 City of Bohane, Kevin Barry’s debut novel, won the 2013 IMPAC Award and the Author’s Club First Novel Award. His short fiction has appeared in several literary magazines, including the New Yorker, and his collection There are Little Kingdoms won the 2007 Rooney Award. This dystopian [...]

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Soul Mountain

Added on November 1, 2013

Soul Mountain Gao Xingjian HarperCollins Publishers Inc., New York, 2000 Xingjian, a preeminent playwright in China, was misdiagnosed as having cancer in 1982 and decided to end his days with the best life he could afford, but his work was beginning to be judged  subversive by the Chinese government. After a second test revealed he [...]

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