Print Story My never having finished Don Quixote is holding me back.
By gzt (Fri Mar 13, 2009 at 08:53:51 AM EST) gzt, cervantes, don quixote, don quijote, odyssey, auden (all tags)
I've gotten to the point in life where my never having finished Don Quixote is keeping me from my true potential as a human being. Which translation should I buy?

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Print Story Like the Mary Ellen Carter, Rise Again
By gzt (Thu Mar 12, 2009 at 07:38:54 AM EST) gzt, about to break, socrates, auden, rules (all tags)
So, yes, I am on a Stan Rogers kick. I am unapologetic. I don't feel so bad about it because I do have some lineage in the Maritimes which is apparently very thoroughly done over, genealogically speaking. St. Margaret's Bay area, FYI.

Inside, I have a few of the Rules for GZT's Roommates, brought up by the police calling on my house earlier.

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Print Story I need a lover with an alibi
By gzt (Fri Feb 06, 2009 at 06:41:20 AM EST) gzt, caliban, auden, tempest, your pretty face is going to hell (all tags)
I bought those operator pants MNS mentioned. I also bought Boswell's Life of Johnson and a collection of Johnson's works to have on my nightstand alongside The Anatomy of Melancholy, the Bible, and whatever novel I'm reading at the moment. The other day, I ordered The Tempest, The Sea and the Mirror, and Auden's Collected Poems. The Collected Poems has several notable omissions, since Auden revised his canon substantially at the end of his life.

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