A.M. Homes on Shirley Jackson
Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013 winner A.M. Homes introduces one of her favourite authors - Shirley Jackson.
I want to introduce you to the work of Shirley Jackson, whose novels and short stories transformed my life as both a reader and writer. The story you have before you,
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The Perigee is the point in the moon’s orbit at which it’s closest to Earth
Photographed at midnight in Tuktoyaktuk, Canada by Francis Anderson (May 5th, 2012)
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Julia Butterfly Hill lived in a 180 ft tall, roughly 1500 year old California Redwood tree for 738 days between December 10, 1997 and December 18, 1999. Hill lived in the tree, affectionately known as “Luna,” to prevent Pacific Lumber Company loggers from cutting it down.
Yes god bless this girl
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it may look like i am lost in the process of analysing monet’s surreal art , but rlly i’m just thinking about how mch i want a pretzel
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