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Love books - Lanterns and Lances by James Thurber

Love books - Lanterns and Lances by James Thurber

Every Monday The Library of America will feature a free Story of the Week. It could be anything: a short work of fiction, a character sketch, an essay, a journalist’s dispatch, a poem. What is certain is that it will be memorable, because every story is from one of the hundreds of classic books of American literature published by The Library of America.

Every week the Library of America releases a 'Story of the Week' from there American literature collection.

"It seems to me, however, that legend and lore are more likely than early breeders and fanciers to have given the bloodhound it's name. In any case, it has always had a fearsome sound to the ignorant ear, and one of the gentlest of all species, probably, indeed, the gentlest, has been more maligned through the centuries than any other great Englishman with the exception of King Richard the Third.  quote: James Thurber, from 'Thurber's  Dogs' (1955)

"It seems to me, however, that legend and lore are more likely than early breeders and fanciers to have given the bloodhound it's name. In any case, it has always had a fearsome sound to the ignorant ear, and one of the gentlest of all species, probably, indeed, the gentlest, has been more maligned through the centuries than any other great Englishman with the exception of King Richard the Third. quote: James Thurber, from 'Thurber's Dogs' (1955)

My Life and Hard Times by James Thurber: 1 The Night the Bed Fell "I suppose that the high-water mark of my youth in Columbus, Ohio," was the night the bed fell on my father. It makes a better recitation (unless, as some friends of mine have said, one has heard it five...

Laughter is the best medicine, and this Thurber book is guaranteed to make you laugh. My Life and Hard Times - James Thurber

Just gorgeous. I want that exact space to read and rest in on rainy days.

A Good Book and a Good Rain! The one thing about moving to the Middle East which I love and hate is the lack of rain! There's nothing better than curling up with a massive cup of tea, a fantastic book and for it to be lashing rain outside!

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the catbird seat summary (by James Thurber) - cat bird seat by James Thurber (short story)

Life's too short - play with your dog!

The dog has got more fun out of Man than Man has got out of the dog, for the clearly demonstrable reason that Man is the more laughable of the two animals. -- James Thurber (from 'The Fireside Book of Dog Stories')

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Title – Games People Play (Charlie Cameron Author – Owen Mullen Genre – Crime Fiction/Mystery Length – 405 Pages My Rating – Stars Synopsis On a warm summer’s evening thirteen mon…

The New Yorker - Saturday, February 9, 1946 - Issue # 1095 - Vol. 21 - N° 52 - Cover by : James Thurber

The New Yorker - Saturday, February 1946 - Issue # 1095 - Vol. 21 - N° 52 - Cover by James Thurber

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