This is the cover of the latest edition of Little Follies. Cover image: Claude Monet, The Harbor at Trouville (1870, detail) This is the book’s…
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Little Follies, “Do Clams Bite?” Chapter 2 begins: THE DOOR AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS was fitted with glass panes from top to bottom, and…
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Herb ’n’ Lorna, Chapter 14 continues
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Little Follies, “Life on the Bolotomy,” Chapter 11 begins: The only decent fishing along the Bolotomy is found at a spot known as Andy Whitley’s Gall…
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Little Follies, “Call Me Larry,” Chapter 11: MARIE, THE PETERSES’ MAID, made my heart go pit-a-pat the moment she first appeared in one of the…
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🎧 95: Porky took a swallow of beer . . .Listen now (4 min) | Little Follies, “The Fox and the Clam,” the Preface continues, read by the author
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I’m taking a break from posting from August 16 through August 20 while I prepare the launch of the Personal History podcast—every episode, read to you…
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Little Follies, “The Fox and the Clam,” the Preface continues: Porky took a swallow of beer and ate another onion ring before he spoke. “Well,” he said…
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Little Follies, “Take the Long Way Home,” Chapter 14 concludes: Inside, Mrs. McCall helped me lace my skates.     “All right, Peter,” she said at last.
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🎧 133: In one miserable week . . .Listen now (2 min) | Little Follies, “The Girl with the White Fur Muff,” Chapter 9, read by the author
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🎧 124: When report cards were . . .Listen now (7 min) | Little Follies, “The Girl with the White Fur Muff,” Chapter 1, read by the author
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