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Unfinished: A Tale Of Tales' Tails

By Dan Maxwell, published on Feb 13, 2008

Literature is an odd thing. I try to read a lot, but I never quite make it through a whole book. I have “read” hundreds of novels that have been left unfinished on my bookshelf. That shelf, overtime, has become a sort of makeshift graveyard for these books. It’s like the island of misfit toys. Rejected, dog-eared pages constantly reminding them of how inadequate they are (some only paragraphs in), and left to never be revisited. The saddest part (for me at least) is the fact that I count some of these unread books amoung my all time favorites. For example, Nick Hornby (the contemporary... (more)

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Don't Disrupt My Routine

By Dan Maxwell, published on Feb 6, 2008

So, I’m a college student. I’m sorry; I’m a college commuter student. I have been for years. When I was eighteen I got into only one school (out of 9 expensive and time consuming applications) and I have played the hand I was dealt ever since. I have survived through good times and horrible times on routine. I am in my fourth year here at Montclair State University (hereinafter referred to as MSU) and I hate it. I continue on for one simple reason: I have a mild understanding that when the time comes, I will get a better job with a college degree (no matter what its in) than I would... (more)

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