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Authors We Love: John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck has become one of my all-time favorite authors, after I was first exposed to his novels in middle school. He is one of the most popular American novelists, whose works have had a lasting effect on American people, even today. 340 more words


What's For You Will Not Pass

I love John Steinbeck letter that he wrote to his son in 1958. It’s a loving, understanding, and caring letter advising his son about love. 170 more words


Quote for 12-15-14

“All great and precious things are lonely.”

-John Steinbeck, East of Eden


Don't worry about losing your love

Prolific curator of everything amazing Maria Popova—of Brain Pickings—profiles one of John Steinbeck’s letters on love: http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/01/john-steinbeck-on-falling-in-love-a-1958-letter/251375/

Steinbeck’s letter after the jump. 542 more words

2015 TBR Pile Challenge

Since my TBR is growing steadily and I keep buying books without actually reading them this challenge is perfect for me! I have unread books on my shelves that I haven’t touched since getting them three to four years ago. 254 more words

Emma Donoghue

“Time interval is a strange and contradictory matter in the mind.  It would be reasonable to suppose that a routine time or an eventless time would seem interminable.  

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Quote of the Week

Some of the owner men were kind because they hated what they had to do, and some of them were angry because they hated to be cruel, and some of them were cold because they had long ago found that one could not be an owner unless one were cold.

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