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Libby is the best.

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Oct 20, 2023Liked by Gayla Gray

Great links, thanks for sharing! I’m going to learn more - and hopefully volunteer - to transcribe NYC menus...so cool.

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could you do everyone a big favor and post the reading listI I sent you?THANKS!

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ALSBO. HERE IS A LIST OF SOME OF THE HOTTEST POETRY AND GENREBENDING WORK BEING DONE NOW!

BANANAS- PETER CARABALLOS

YELLOW RAIN- MAI DER VANG

SWIMMING WITH DEAD STARS-VI KHI NAO

REAL INDIAN JUNK JEWELRY-TREVINO BRINGS PLENTY ( and GHOST RIVER)

THE BOOK OF THE OTHER- TRUONG TRAN. (ALSO- PLACING THE ACCENT)

WONDROUS LIGHT- ALICIA OSTRIKER

TRANS- H.H. MELT

RIKSHA- EL KURDS

UNSHUTTERED- PATRICIA SMITH

FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE- NAZIM HIKMET

CLIMATE-RITA WONG

UMBILICAL HOSPIITAL- VI KHI NAO

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My reading doesn’t change much with the seasons and I don’t read spooky. But….I have had a roadblock….I had unexpected surgery for a detached retina this week. 😱 I’m taking at least a 2 week blog break.

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Nice links, as usual.

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Hi Gayla. Thanks again for these articles. Re reading, I don't like spooky or horror either, and actually am a total wimp about any sort of violence in a book, especially for bedtime reading, and it really can be a challenge finding things to read that I can enjoy. For you here's another Barbara Pym novel, probably her most famous--good story and no scary stuff: the title is "Excellent Women," and the subject is very narrow--English social stuff after World War II. Some critics say Pym is Jane Austen-y.

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I’m sorry you had difficulty commenting. Surgery went ok….in the recovery phase now.

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I’m finding it hard to read. I even tried the new Sheila Roberts Christmas story. But I just received approval today for the new Sara Ackerdon so that might do the trick!

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Fun! Enjoyed the sunflower story!

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