Archive for the ‘Commonplace’ Category

Friday Commonplace:
Exploitation
10 August 2012

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Extracts from works by Janet Groth, Tom Scocca, Elizabeth Bishop and Edward Pearce.

Friday Commonplace:
Innovation
27 July 2012

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Snatches of Elizabeth Taylor, Francis Bacon, and Bruce Springsteen.

Gotham Diary:
Pleyel 1890
20 July 2012

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Today at the DBR: A very beautiful piano (in both senses), and an extract from Jane Gardam’s Crusoe’s Daughter.

Friday Commonplace:
Honeymoon Bridge
13 July 2012

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Snips of books by Tessa Hadley and Amor Towles.

Friday Commonplace:
Abuse of Reason
6 July 2012

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Passages from books by Wilkie Collins,  E H Carr, Diana Athill, and Colm Tóibín.

Friday Commonplace:
Egress
29 June 2012

Friday, June 29th, 2012

This week’s CommonplaceDBR: Milton/Barnum; Taylor; Tóibín.