Excerpt from A Day in the Life…

A Day in the  Life of Ivan DenisovichIn honor of Solzhenitsyn’s passing away, here was an excerpt from one of his most famous books (and one of the shortest), A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich:


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Tasha Tudor

                                  Perhaps not as well known as George Carlin, but last week Tasha Tudor passPumpkin moonshineed away also. She illustrated several of my favorite childhood books including A Little Princess and Secret Garden written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Her pictures captured the innocence and awe of childhood.  NY Times wrote a wonderful obitury here. She will be missed. 


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