The Bookshelf

January 4, 2011
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In books rowed up on the shelf you see, for the first time, your own death.

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Department of Records

October 11, 2010
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When the young woman of twenty-five notices faint lines around the mouth or tiny crowsfeet at the corner of her eyes, something even more intimate than vanity makes her stop to reflect. The script for her very own mortality play, written on the finest parchment, has begun to develop, nor does she need any special clairvoyance to divine the final act from the first.

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