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They're Beloved! No. 10

They're Beloved! No. 10

Things we found interesting and hope you will too! This week: rediscover Ursula K. LeGuin with some new editions, learn even more about T.S. Eliot - the poet you always pretended to understand but probably didn't, cook up a surreal Thanksgiving dinner, and maybe make writing fun again.

I Was Once Tyrant of a Moderately Enjoyable Beach Town Along the Texas Gulf Coast

I Was Once Tyrant of a Moderately Enjoyable Beach Town Along the Texas Gulf Coast

In which Will discusses Barthelme's "I Bought a Little City," stress-eats over the terms muggists and rapers, tries to defend Galveston, and likewise encourages you to be absurd.

I Think This Is Irony

I Think This Is Irony

In which Donald Barthelme and John Connolly teach us about irony, Alanis Morisette makes an obligatory appearance, and Snow White is ruined for us all.

Take Me To School

Take Me To School

In which our Obsession of the Month is Donald Barthelme, we scrutinize the role of narrators in our writing, an exercise is disclosed, and a gerbil has a rough few days ahead.

September Author of the Month: Donald Barthelme

September Author of the Month: Donald Barthelme

If you both read in English and read the titles to articles, then you have probably put together that Lodestone’s blog will feature an author throughout the month, and that that author in September is Donald Barthelme. Well done.

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