October 9th, 2014
Every hangover feels like the worst hangover you’ve ever had, but this one was definitely a classic. One for the ages.
The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman
October 8th, 2014
If there was any magic in this world that was not magic, it was wine.
The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman
October 6th, 2014
It didn’t matter where you were, if you were in a room full of books you were at least halfway home.
The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman
July 18th, 2014
You spend a long time waiting for life to start—her past year or two filled with all these firsts, everything new and terrifying and significant—and then it does start and you realize it isn’t what you’d expected, or asked for.
The Fever by Megan Abbot
May 18th, 2014
May 17th, 2014
Words are living legends, swollen with significance. We string the together to make stories, but they themselves are stories, encapsulating rich, runny histories.
The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon
May 16th, 2014
Words, I’ve come to learn, are pulleys through time. Portals into other minds. Without words, what remains? Indecipherable customs. Strange rites. Blighted hearts. Without words, we’re history’s orphans. Our lives and thoughts erased.
The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon
May 13th, 2014
May 4th, 2014
April 18th, 2014
She needed her own species, not to talk to, necessarily, but just to be among,as a bystander in a crowd or an anonymous witness.
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki