Featurette: Horcruxes … with new footage from Deathly Hallows part 2.
A New Deathly Hallows Part 2 Film Clip →
Ron and Hermione destroy a horcrux (Helga Hufflepuff’s Cup) in the Chamber of Secrets.
Reading is an act of resistance in a landscape of distraction…. It requires us...– David Ulin (via og-blay)
When people kill themselves, they think they’re ending the pain, but all...– Jeannette Walls; Half Broke Horses
..Someone else’s. She will be someone else’s. As she once belonged to my...– Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda (via evocative-eloquence)
awritersruminations: I had to do it, suddenly I had to sing. I had no idea why— But when evening came I wept. Wept bitterly. Pain was everywhere. Sprang out of everything— Spread everywhere. Into everything— And then lay on top of me. — Else Lasker-Schuler, “In the Evening” (translated by Eavan Boland)
A legion of horribles, hundreds in number, half naked or clad in costumes attic...– Cormac McCarthy; Blood Meridian [Can you say run-on sentence? But, a damn good one!)
Philip Roth No Longer Reading Fiction →
vintageanchor: Whether you’re interested in Philip Roth’s critical exegesis of “A Visit From the Goon Squad,” his contrarian take on “Freedom” or just curious to know what he thinks of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” his answer is likely to be the same: He probably hasn’t read them because he is no longer reading fiction at all. In an interview with The Financial Times, Mr. Roth, the ornery...
thoathebastard asked: I don't want the contrived, phony young adult fictions out there. I'm specifically looking for a book targeting 20something, but all I can find is young adult and mid-30s fictions.
No two persons ever read the same book.– Edmund Wilson
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood....– Isaac Asimov
Aesthetic enthusiasm: perception of beauty in the external world, or, on the...– George Orwell (b. June 25, 1903), in his essay “Why I Write” (via englishprof)
I haven’t any right to criticize books, and I don’t do it except when I hate...– Mark Twain on Jane Austen (via poetnine) [I don’t agree with Twain, but he sure is hilarious]
The Other Child: Dylan Thomas, "Love in the... →
sharingpoetry: A stranger has come To share my room in the house not right in the head, A girl mad as birds Bolting the night of the door with her arm her plume. Strait in the mazed bed She deludes the heaven-proof house with entering clouds Yet she deludes with walking the…
Cool Chicks from History: Places to See: Lady... →
coolchicksfromhistory: Northeastern US Louisa May Alcott / Pearl S. Buck / Emily Dickinson / Harlem Renaissance / Sarah Orne Jewett / Edna St. Vincent Millay / Dorothy Parker / Harriet Beecher Stowe / Edith Wharton / Gertrude Chandler Warner / Laura Ingalls Wilder (NY) Southeastern US Pearl S….