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Blue Monday, and Other News

January 20, 2014 | by

Edgard Farasijn, Sad News (detail), ca. 1880, oil on canvas.

 

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  1. brian cullman | January 20, 2014 at 11:02 am

    Thoroughly depressing books?
    Philip Larkin – A Girl In Winter
    Jean Rhys – After Leaving Mr Mackenzie
    The Book of Job

  2. francine harris | January 20, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Wouldn’t it be cool if we could browse those “anticipatory shipping” hubs, since they’ll just be sitting somewhere nearby taking up space? Hmm. That sounds familiar. What does it remind me of … Oh, I know. A bookstore!

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