#DailyBookQuote 4Sep13 : Richard Wright’s Native Son
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#DailyBookQuote 4Sep13 : Richard Wright’s Native Son

#DailyBookQuote : 4th September 2013   –          Richard Wright (Sep 04, 1908 – Nov 28, 1960) –          Richard Wright’s Native Son Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 5Aug13 : T S Eliot’s The Waste Land
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#DailyBookQuote 5Aug13 : T S Eliot’s The Waste Land

#DailyBookQuote : 5Aug13   –          T S Eliot (Sep 26, 1888 – Jan 04, 1965) –          T S Eliot’s The Waste Land Thomas Stearns Eliot was a poet, dramatist and literary critic. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 “for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry.” He wrote the poems The Love … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 30Jul13 : Ray Bradbury’s The Martial Chronicles
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#DailyBookQuote 30Jul13 : Ray Bradbury’s The Martial Chronicles

#DailyBookQuote : 30Jul13   –          Ray Bradbury (Aug 22, 1920 – Jun 05, 2012) –          Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles Leaving behind a world on the brink of destruction, man came to Mars – the Red planet and found the Martians waiting, dreamlike. Seeking the promise of a new beginning, man brought with him his … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 29Jul13 : Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe
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#DailyBookQuote 29Jul13 : Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe

#DailyBookQuote : 29Jul2013   –          Daniel Defoe (1659 – 24, Apr 1731) –          Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe Who has not dreamed of life on an exotic isle, far away from civilization?  Here is the novel which has inspired countless imitations by lesser writers, none of which equal the power and originality of Defoe’s famous book. … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 16Jul13 : Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov
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#DailyBookQuote 16Jul13 : Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov

#DailyBookQuote : 16Jul13    –          Fyodor Dostoevsky (Nov 11, 1821 – Feb 9, 1881) –          Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Brother Karamazov The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical novel set in 19th century Russia, that enters deeply into the ethical debates of God, free will, and morality. It is a spiritual drama of moral struggles concerning … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 15Jul13 : Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s
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#DailyBookQuote 15Jul13 : Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s

#DailyBookQuote : 15Jul13 –          Truman Capote (September 20, 1924 – August 25, 1984) –          Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen … Continue reading