One Small Cut. Just a Drop of Blood.

The Forward has published a version of this story here:  http://bit.ly/mikvaandbris  This is the original which starts out with a bit more color from Madison.    A couple of weeks ago, I was having a second breakfast at Madison’s Willy Street Co-op and Joe joined me at my table. Joe is a carpenter I know … Continue reading One Small Cut. Just a Drop of Blood.

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Stoppard in India

Stoppard at the Jaipur Literature Festival, from the Hindustan Times: Stoppard, whose Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is often compared to Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, believes a society is all about the artists. Without them, the physical world would be a “dystopia”. “We are all believers. We aren’t drones… we’re born to fulfill our … Continue reading Stoppard in India

The Guardian, Tom Stoppard is ‘bashful’ winner of lifetime achievement award

The playwright Tom Stoppard has won the David Cohen prize for a lifetime’s achievement in literature, hailed as a “giant of 20th-century British drama” with an “outstanding and enduring body of unfailingly creative, innovative and brilliant work”. On hearing the news, Stoppard, who is 80, said: “Winning a lifetime achievement award, one’s first thought is: … Continue reading The Guardian, Tom Stoppard is ‘bashful’ winner of lifetime achievement award