Thursday, September 15 and Friday, September 16

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“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ~Haruki Murakami… 201 more words

Book of the Month: Memory of My Melancholy Whores

The Act of Writing follows the Act of Loving

What happens when love escapes our life? Do we wither in self pity? Do we harden with bitterness? 544 more words

Book Review

50,000

In celebration of all-things-literate, we thank Electric Lit for this notice that two images of Gabriel García Márquez will soon grace the new Colombian 50,000-Peso note. 17 more words

Poetry

Mais um bimestre de leituras que eu podia ter lido mais, mas é isso aí. Infelizmente eu sigo sendo uma pessoa lerda, tenho lido a passos de tartaruga e engolindo uma imensidão de tempo entre um título e outro. 1,146 more words

Livros

Livro: O Amor nos Tempos do Cólera (Gabriel García Márquez)

Que livro bacanudo! Sabe quando nada de muito grandioso acontece, quando ninguém salva o mundo, mas a história simples é tão, mas tão bem contada que você fica o tempo todo torcendo pela felicidade dos personagens? 460 more words

Livros

Probably Kafka’s The Metamorphosis was a revelation … It was in 1947 … I was nineteen … I was doing my first year of law school … I remember the opening sentences, it reads exactly thus: “As Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” … Holy shit!

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Fantasy