Borrowing books from our local library is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I have lived in this lovely, small town for a little over three years and I am totally in love with it. To be […]
World War II: a popular theme like this might save us from the ignorance of prejudice, growing populism and unstable democracies.
I had barely brought The Tin Drum back to my local library that I missed Oskar and his crazy ramblings. That is what I call a classic.
The tale of two quiet heroines. Two different women united by their love of music. Two friends I didn’t want to let go and missed!
The Elegance Of The Hedgehog is a little pearl, a must-read novel. It features a balanced mix of humor, quest for beauty and love of knowledge.
I was at the tail end of a generation of girls who wanted a guy to take an ice pick in the ribs for them. Max was of a generation that believes in self-preservation at all costs. Even if the […]
“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” — Sylvia Plath Credits: Vintage Books And Anchor Books […]
They realized that there was a process of magnification by which news events established certain individuals in the public consciousness as larger than life. These were the individuals who represented one desirable human characteristic to the exclusion of all others. […]
It’s all about celebrities
At palaces in New York and Chicago people gave poverty balls. Guests came dressed in rags and ate from tin plates and drank from chipped mugs. Ballrooms were decorated to look like mines with beams, iron tracks and miner’s lamps. […]
Genius E. L. Doctorow On Celebrity Charities
Thus with continuous concentration and the expenditure of enormous amounts of energy he tried to keep himself from slipping into the vast distances of his unhappiness. It was all around him. It was a darkness as impudently close as his […]