Sunday, June 29, 2008
Read-a-thon Update the Sixth
A shower. Breakfast. I started the new David Sedaris, which I'd rather not read all in one fell swoop, so I then turned to a deliciously weird story by Jane Bowles.
Sixth reading update
From David Sedaris's When You are Engulfed in Flames:
"This Old House"
"Buddy, Can You Spare a Tie?" 62 pages
From My Sister's Hand in Mine: The Collected Works of Jane Bowles:
"Camp Cataract" 42 pages
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