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May 30, 2011

Today I went to the bookstore

Today I went to the bookstore and purchased these fine volumes: Margaret Drabble’s A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman, Carolyn Black’s The Odious Child, and Granta 115. The occasion? Well, after finishing up his contract on Friday, Stuart was offered a new job this afternoon, and starts on Monday. We are thrilled. Further celebrations were had via ice cream cones and sushi take-out. What a lovely, lovely day.

4 thoughts on “Today I went to the bookstore”

  1. patricia says:

    Hooray!! Congratulations to Stuart! Lovely, lovely day, indeed.

  2. Nathalie says:

    Oooooh! The Granta. Lovely, lovely Rachel Cusk. It was up to her usual standard–amazing how that woman can articulate uncomfortable truths. I re-read Arlington Park last night, too. Dark and delicious. I’m on to The Odious Child next, too.

  3. Kristin says:

    Congratulations! That is very good news. So scary to be between jobs.

  4. Melwyk says:

    Hurrah! Great news, and great celebratory activities as well 🙂

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