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Sunny today, but only 78˚F. Currently, it's 67˚F.

I finished the re-read of Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Live in the Castle. My copy (well, one of my copies and the one in this photograph) was a gift from Peter Straub. It was signed by Jackson to Bernard Malamud in September 1962, who later donated it to the Bennington College Library. And at some point they actually got rid of it.

What else can I possibly say about a day that simply exploded in my face?

Later,
Aunt Beast




11:27 a.m.

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captaincurt81
May. 21st, 2020 03:21 am (UTC)
I've never seen this jacket before. I want to read the novel this summer.
setsuled
May. 21st, 2020 07:34 am (UTC)
That's a beautiful cover. It captures the tone of the book pretty well. There are too many good books being gotten rid of by libraries.
Marc D. Goldfinger
May. 21st, 2020 10:55 am (UTC)
Sweet Book!
A great gift!
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