#DailyBookQuote 09Dec13 : Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird
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#DailyBookQuote 09Dec13 : Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird

#DailyBookQuote : 9th December 2013   –          Jerzy Kosinski (June 14, 1933 – May 03, 1991) –          Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Called by the Los Angeles Times one of the most imposing novels of the decade, it was eventuallly … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 9Nov13 : Helene Hanff’s 84, Charing Cross Road
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#DailyBookQuote 9Nov13 : Helene Hanff’s 84, Charing Cross Road

#DailyBookQuote : 9th November 2013 –          Helene Hanff (April 15, 1916 – April 09, 1997) –          Helene Hanff’s 84, Charing Cross Road It all began with a letter inquiring about second-hand books, written by Helene Hanff in New York, and posted to a bookshop at 84, Charing Cross Road in London. As Helene’s sarcastic and … Continue reading

DailyBookQuote 6Jul13 : Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood
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DailyBookQuote 6Jul13 : Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood

#DailyBookQuote : 6Jul13   –          Haruki Murakami (January 12, 1949) –          Haruki’s Murakami’s Norwegian Wood This is a stunning and elegiac novel by Haruki Murakami, the author of the internationally acclaimed Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.  Toru, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 7June13 : Richard Bach’s Jonathan Livingstone Seagull
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#DailyBookQuote 7June13 : Richard Bach’s Jonathan Livingstone Seagull

#DailyBookQuote : 7th June 2013  –          Richard Bach (June 23, 1936) –          Richard Bach’s Jonathan Livingstone Seagull This is a story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of doing something well, even if only for themselves…people who know there’s more to this living than meets the eye: they’ll be … Continue reading

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DailyBookQuote 23May2013 : Kathryn Stockett’s The Help

#DailyBookQuote : 23rd May 2013 –          Kathryn Stockett –          Kathryn Stockett’s The Help If you don’t want to read the book, watch the movie of the same name, which stars Oprah. It’s a story of 3 ordinary women who are about to take one extraordinary step. Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating. She may have a degree, … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 1May13 : F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby
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#DailyBookQuote 1May13 : F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

#DailyBookQuote : 1st May 2013 –          F Scott Fitzgerald (Sep 24, 1896 – Dec 21, 1940) –          F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby In 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald announced his decision to write “something new, something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned.” That extraordinary, beautiful, intricately patterned, and above all, simple novel became The Great Gatsby, arguably … Continue reading