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In Praise of Difficult Literature

Ian McDonald, The Dervish House, Pyr 2010

As an undergrad, as a novelist-in-training, I sought out books like this and devoured them, ceaseless as some creature that follows the doctrine of the shark: keep moving or die. 3,040 more words


Cleaning Hell

I’ve scaled the deep and tall well.

Witnessed while friends clean hell

No windows looking out

Only windows looking in

Still the question…who will be the first to judge my sin? 32 more words


Poetry and Politics?

What is politics, after all, but the compulsion to preside over property and make other peoples’ decisions for them? Liberty, the very opposite of ownership and control, cannot, then, result from political action, either at the polls or the barricades, but rather evolves out of attitude. 196 more words


3 Quotes - Tom Robbins

Tom Robbins, American novelist, short story writer, essayist
(born: Thomas Eugene Robbins)

July 22, 1932 in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA

known for (among others): 142 more words


We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins


Still Life With Woodpecker - Romance, Humor and Philosophy Coexist

Still Life With Woodpecker is a risky endeavor: a book that tries to pack so much in, well, it shouldn’t work. But it does work. This is probably why Tom Robbins is hailed as one of the greatest contemporary fiction writers. 151 more words


Parfümün Dansı – “Tanrılar ve İnsanlar” / Jitterbug Perfume – “Gods and Human”

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“[…] tanrılarla insanlar arasındaki en önemli fark, tanrıların ölümsüz olması, insanlarınsa olmaması. Biz insanların güçlerimizi doğru kullanmayı bilmememizden mi geliyor bu?” 472 more words

Popüler Kitap Alıntıları / Popular Books Excerpts