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Storytelling

All of us tell stories. Some more skillfully than others, some more enthusiastically than others, some more silently than others. Stories about us, about the people we know, about the people whom people we know know, and we tell them with relish, disdain, knowingly, compassionately. 935 more words

Jeanette Winterson

The Pleasure of Reading

“The tales and myths and legends did, I am now more sure than ever I was, exactly what Coleridge said they did. They made it clear there was another world, beside the world of having to be a child in a house, an inner world and a vast outer world with large implications – good and evil, angels and demons, fate and love and terror and beauty – and the comfort of the inevitable ending, not only the happy ending against odds, but the tragic one too.” – A.S.

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Reading

Oranges are not the only Book

Oranges are not the only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

This is a cute little book. Truthfully, I don’t really get the hype around it. I think I’m from the wrong generation. 77 more words

Book Reviews

Studio news...almost Winter...

The days are getting shorter and the nights longer…winter is in the air, and since I’ve just finished reading the book: The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson, I thought I’ll share this quote with you: 435 more words

(m)otherwise Thoughts

Gorgeous Story by Jeanette Winterson in Granta

A writing friend asked for reading recommendations — short stories, in particular — and my mind instantly went to “All I Know About Gertrude Stein… 155 more words

Writing

“I knew it like destiny,
and at the same time,
I knew it as choice.”
Jeanette Winterson

Destiny

“I knew it like destiny,
and at the same time,
I knew it as choice.”
Jeanette Winterson

Destiny Quotes