Posts tagged Fiction

macrolit:

The Stranger, Albert Camus

How Well Do You Know Classic Literature?

I got 18 out of 18 ! How do you measure up?

I highly recommend these novels. 

I like to think that each book I start is a completely new departure … But I’ve learned that whatever you do, readers will have no difficulty assimilating it into what you’ve done before.
Indeed.

Indeed.

torbooks:

(via Announcing the 2014 Hugo Award Winners | Tor.com)
Congratulations to all the winners!

torbooks:

(via Announcing the 2014 Hugo Award Winners | Tor.com)

Congratulations to all the winners!

My God, he couldn’t help thinking, how terrible it is to be that age, to have emotions so near the surface that the slightest turbulence causes them to boil over. That, very simply, was what adulthood must be all about — acquiring the skill to bury things more deeply. Out of sight and, whenever possible, out of mind.
Richard Russo; Empire Falls

You think, as you walk away from Le Cirque des Rêves and into the creeping dawn, that you felt more awake within the confines of the circus.

You are no longer quite certain which side of the fence is the dream.

The 10 Best Beards in Literature - BOOK RIOT

Make time to read!

Make time to read!

Leo Tolstoy Creates a List of the 50+ Books That Influenced Him Most (1891)

There are actually undiscovered books in tiny bookstore nooks waiting to be discovered. Doesn’t that get you excited?
TBV

She said it out loud, the words distributed into a room that was full of cold air and books. Books everywhere! Each wall was armed with overcrowded yet immaculate shelving. It was barely possible to see paintwork. There were all different styles and sizes of lettering on the spines of the black, the red, the gray, the every-colored books. It was one of the most beautiful things Liesel Meminger had ever seen.

With wonder, she smiled.

That such a room existed!

Markus Zusak; The Book Thief
Novels without female characters were a lifeless desert.
Ian McEwan (Sweet Tooth)

A Literary Travel Guide To The USA

Must. Visit. All. These!