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100 short stories:: story 100

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100 days 100 short stories read day one

story: The Lazy River author: Zadie Smith year: 2017 where: university campus note: I live somewhere that has its own “lazy river”, when did I expect this? I still prefer sometimes-grimy sometimes-lush Brooklyn. a line: “But once you have entered the Lazy River, with all its pliability and ease, its sterilizing chlorine and swift yet manageable currents, it is very hard to accept the sea: its abundant salt, its marine life, those little islands of twisted plastic.”

100 short stories:: story 96

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100 days 100 short stories read day one

story: Spring in Fialta  author: Vladimir Nabokov year: 1936 (English 1947) where: Dubai,  Al Habtoor Polo Resort note: sometimes on an ordinary day, you need to read a masterpiece a line: “And regardless of what happened to me or to her, in between, we never discussed anything, as we never thought of each other during the intervals in our destiny, so that when we met the pace of life altered at once, all its atoms were recombined, and we lived in […]