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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Spanish Eyes*: Weeding in the Secret Garden, iv

Continuing with the world language weeding:

  • Interesting titles in Spanish: Jane Eyre, Fahrenheit 451,

  • Had to discard two old copies of Cervantes' Don Quixote--I hesitated but one was missing pages and the other's spine was crumbling.  I sent it out with someone who was leaving work early (Man of La Mancha reference).

  • Most interesting find so far: a two volume compilation of interviews of Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Allen Ginsberg, Lou Harrison, Ned Rorem and others entitled "Consules de Sodoma". Musicians know Harrison and Rorem as prominent 20th century composers;   I'll have to seek out the English translation some day.
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