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Literary Pop: Slaughterhouse-Five

“There was a big number over the door of the building. The number was five. Before the Americans could go inside, their only English-speaking guard told them to memorize their simple address, in case they got lost in the big city. 520 more words

Literary Pop

August 1 - September 30: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

I’m ridiculously behind on my blog and I blame Virginia Woolf. Just kidding, although I do sort of… but that’s for another post… if I can ever write it… 128 more words

Book Club

'The Door' by E.B. White

The Door by E.B. White, 1939

The magic trick:

Ace use of parentheses

It’s not often you find E.B. White compared to Slick Rick, but here goes. 257 more words


[680] Babbitt - Sinclair Lewis

” I don’t know what ‘rights’ a man has! And I don’t know the solution of boredom. If I did, I’d be the one philosopher that had the cure for living. 530 more words


Almost Forever

I couldn’t, even now, find any reason for falling for this book, since every romance seems to have the same formula and I never have particular fondness for any kind of romance, be it historical or contemporary. 761 more words