If I was an author, I’d go into bookstores and find the shelf with my books, randomly sign one, and put it back on the shelf to be sold.
DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA HOW HAPPY THAT WOULD MAKE SOMEONE?!!!!!
…I do this. It got me carded at a BN once.
What are the chances you’d ever meet someone like that? he wondered. Someone you could love forever, someone who would forever love you back? And what did you do when that person was born half a world away? The math seemed impossible [x]
Toni Morrison. You know I can’t get enough of her. Check out this death passage, Sula, page 149. (Sorry for the spoiler.)
The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath is the complete journals of Syliva Plath of the last tweleve years, 1951 till 1963, of her life. This is the first and only book to include all of her journals.
“I am not in the widget-selling business. I am not in the profit-maximization business. I’m in the book business, the idea-sharing, consciousness-expanding, story-telling business, and I am not going to get out of that business, So fuck Ayn Rand, and fuck any company that profits from peddling the lie of mere individualism. We built this together, and we’re going to keep building it together.” - John Green
This collection is of Hempel’s stories from 1985 till 2005. I was first introduced to Amy Hempel in my short story writing course. I immediately became interested in reading all of her short works. I had wanted to buy and read her whole collection for so long and finally purchased this book.