Books Read for 2011
Here’s a list of the books I’ve read from 2011: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson Little Bee - Chris Cleave Night - Elie Wiesel How Reading Changed My Life - Anna Quindlen Disgrace - J.M. Coetzee The Stranger - Albert Camus Siddhartha - Herman Hesse The Stephen King Illustrated Companion - Bev Vincent The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa - Neil Peart In the...
You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, excitement, hopefulness,...– Stephen King
alexandrafoulkes-deactivated201 asked: Very nice blog! I kind of want to reblog everything myself, because I really think that everyone should be excited about reading. I like your enthusiasm! Slightly terrible/socially awkward when it comes to Tumblr, but Happy New Year for tomorrow, and have a great 2012. :) - Ally
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Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.– Rudyard Kipling
Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when...– Henry Miller (via skeletales)
Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if...– Ray Bradbury (via pavorst)
DFW word of the day
themottstmenagerie: Feculent - ADJECTIVE: Full of foul or impure matter; fecal. ETYMOLOGY: Middle English, from Latin faeculentus, heavy with sediment, from faex, faec-, dregs OTHER FORMS: fec u·lence(Noun)
His heart danced upon her movements like a cork upon a tide. He heard what her...– James Joyce; A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get...– Mortimer J. Adler
Books are not banned because they are inherently...
It’s possible, in a poem or a short story, to write about commonplace things and...– Raymond Carver
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible...– Albert Camus
Games of Thrones
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Libraries are the wardrobes of literature.– George Dryer (via whynotread)
It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is...– Charles Dickens; A Christmas Carol
I will not be on Tumblr tomorrow so let me wish...
I hope everyone has a very happy Christmas. Cheers!
Very gently and quietly, almost as if it were the blood singing in her veins, or...– Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out. (via fuckyeahvirginiawoolf)
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming...– Marcel Proust
Every noon as the clock hands arrive at twelve, I want to tie the two arms...– Robert Bly; The Night Abraham Called to the Stars: Poems
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.– Woodrow Wilson
I was sitting on the seashore, half listening to a friend arguing violently...– Aldous Huxley (via terramantra)