Monday, December 10, 2018

Breakfast at the Bookstore with Brad and Nick #144

Daily Dose

From Life, Only Better, by Anna Gavalda, translated by Tina Kover

OUT

"I hadn't put an eyelash out the front door when an icy gust brought me back to the here and now."

From Three, the Chamonix

Sunday, December 9, 2018

A Caricature


Daily Dose


From Ways of Seeing, by John Berger

THE WAY

"The way in which each sees the other confirms his own view of himself."

From Chapter 4

Saturday, December 8, 2018

And Another Very Short Christmas Story



Margery always said Phil was "the heart and soul" of their annual Christmas Eve Party. She would decorate, bake, cook, and wrap all the presents. She always broke out her festive skirt and got her hair done -- just this once -- "by a professional" down at the Cosmetology School. And Phil? He put on pants. It was a special day.

A Caricature


Daily Dose

From The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway

MAN

"Man is not much beside the great birds and beasts."

From page 68