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Writing and Ratatouille

My first written language was French, and like children in écôles everywhere, I learned at the age of five to do joined-up writing, as the Brits would say, or cursive as the Americans call it. When I started  second grade … Continue reading

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Are blogs the letters of yesteryear?

I love reading memoirs. Last week I finished Life Class by Diana Athill, her collection of memoirs written in the course of her adult life. I also love reading collections of letters. The gossipy, insider language, the references to an … Continue reading

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A Good Friend I Never Knew

It was the title that interested me. Stet. I must have been reading a book review when it caught my eye. The favorite word of the editor who edits as she reads. Stet means, in case you haven’t run across … Continue reading

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