Monthly Archives: August 2013

Seamus Heaney: Twenty dollars — marked down to $7.50.

Like so many books of poetry, my copy of Station Island by Seamus Heaney had found its way to the remainder table of a bookstore. I Opened the thin volume to the first poem, and read to myself: There we … Continue reading

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Elmore Leonard– The Old West of Lawmen and Outlaws

Elmore Leonard wrote about the old west–Arizona Territory, 1860. His early short stories were about the Apache, cowboys, sheriff deputies, stage-coach drivers and, of course, gun-toting outlaws. In 1953, Leonard was working as an advertising copywriter when he published “Three-Ten … Continue reading

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