Viva Escritora

Reporting from the bleacher seats …

TL;DR!? I didn’t spill much beer when I changed the blog theme; this sundry assortment is all over the board. Where is, as is. As always, enjoy! Or not. Amor Towles, A Gentleman in Milwaukee, WI, USA Milwaukee, WI – I attended the most excellent Boswell Book Company local independent bookstore author event last night …

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Human Resources. On page 289 of the hardcopy of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, I tripped across the following description of Russian life in 1938 in a footnote: “*Stripped of their names and family ties, of their professions and possessions, herded together in hunger and hardship, the residents of the Gulag — the zeks — …

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