Friday!

Just some links.

- On repeat: Days of roses
- Zadie Smith, Leanne Shapton and Georges Simenon in a new Five Dials
- Contortions
- A letter Beckett wrote the year I was born
- I love it when these two bits of home land in my mail (there's a special St. Patrick's Day offer!)

Happy weekend!

10 comments:

  1. Just wanted to say sorry that it sounds like things are tough for you right now.

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  2. May your weekend be joyful and bright, Jane! Thanks for sharing that amazing song.

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    1. Thanks Natalie (it's by Tom Waits, but I love the Lisa Hannigan cover)

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  3. ooh, I love Lisa Hannigan! and what a great track. And it's so hard to get great lit mags from other countries sometimes, so those will no doubt be some very enjoyable reads!

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  4. Thank you so much for The Five Dials link Jane - it was good to read an extract of NW by Zadie Smith. I just read the Embassy of Cambodia; it is simple, haunting and full of dark humour. She makes every word count. I was in a bit of a fug when I picked it up and was well rewarded for reading it. Happy weekend to you too. Margaret

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  5. Thank you for introducing me to Five Dials. I'm only on Frequently Asked Questions and already enjoying myself.

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  6. I love days of roses... just beautiful !

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