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10 Books ( a list of sorts, in no particular order)

Slaughterhouse 5, Kurt Vonnegut – I could fill all 10 spots on the list with Vonnegut, but that would be too easy, picking only one, today my choice is Slaughterhouse 5… 390 more words


Paradiso e inferno

Le notizie internazionali ci portano indietro di 10 anni, ci fanno rivivere un flashback che avremmo voluto cancellare. In verità il video di cui tutti parlano, la decapitazione non resa immagine ma evocata a parole di James Foley non è che la sola registrazione di efferatezze che avvengono da quando politica, potere, religione e violenza incrociano i loro percorsi. 513 more words


Still Life With Woodpecker

Still Life With Woodpecker by Tom Robbins, 1980

Published by No Exit Press

First line: “If this typewriter can’t do it, then fcuk it, it can’t be done.” 591 more words


“The one thing emphasized in any creative writing course is ‘write what you know,’ and that automatically drives a wooden stake through the heart of imagination.

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Start with a quotation

“Curiosity, especially intellectual inquisitiveness, is what separates the truly alive from those who are merely going through the motions.” ― Tom Robbins

In the desert without water and the only thing you can think about is thirst. 35 more words