Tag Archives: Amy Hempel

Eudaemonic Reading

I recently purchased The Art of Happiness (by the Dalai Lama) at a tiny local used bookstore after watching an older man have an unemployment-related breakdown at the cash register because the manager would not give him a job application.

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IDT Staff Reading Lists: February ’08

Matt Borondy: Felicia Sullivan’s The Sky isn’t Visible from Here; The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel; and three random picks from the Burlington library (I just got a library card for the first time in five years): How to be Alone by Jonathan Franzen, Back on the Fire by Gary Snyder, and The Best American […]

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Staff Reading: January

A quick rundown of what some Identity Theory staffers are digging into this month…Drew McNaughton: Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson, The Brightening Glance: Children and Imagination by Ellen Handler Spitz, The New Kings: Nonfiction edited by Ira GlassRobert Birnbaum: The Song Before it is Sung by Justin Cartwright, Wrack and Ruin by Don Lee, […]

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