"One's household opera never palls or fails." -- James Merrill
Being the blog of a newly Ph.D.'d literature geek looking for a career outside the classroom.
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About the author: I'm a new Ph.D. in English literature, blogging what will probably be my last year as an academic. Want to know more about how this blog got started? Go back to the beginning.
(Re)reading: Margaret Atwood, The Robber Bride
Listening: Maurice Ravel, L'Enfant et les Sortiléges
Recently watched on big screen: Casa de los Babys
Recently watched on small screen: Best in Show
Can't get out of my head: The Velvet Underground, "All Tomorrow's Parties"
Best recent secondhand find: Italian Regional Cooking by Ada Boni and The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, $1 each at library book sale
Coveting: Lush's entire new line of hair products
On my desk (a rotating list):