#DailyBookQuote 3Jul13 : William Faulkner’s As I lay dying…
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#DailyBookQuote 3Jul13 : William Faulkner’s As I lay dying…

#DailyBookQuote : 3Jul13 –          William Faulkner (Sep 25, 1897 – Jul 6, 1962) –          William Faulkner’s As I lay dying As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family‘s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Told in turns by each of the family members, including Addie … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 27June2013 : James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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#DailyBookQuote 27June2013 : James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

 #DailyBookQuote : 27June2013 –          James Joyce (Feb 2, 1882 – Jan 13, 1941) –          James Joyce’s A portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Joyce’s semi-autobiographical chronicle of Stephen Dedalus’ passage from university student to “independent” artist, is at once a richly detailed, amusing, and moving coming-of-age story, a tour de force of style … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 12June2013 : Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
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#DailyBookQuote 12June2013 : Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

#DailyBookQuote : 12th June 2013   –          Jonathan Safran Foer (Feb 21, 1977) –          Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Nine-year-old Oskar Schell has embarked on an urgent, secret mission that will take him through the five boroughs of New York. His goal is to find the lock that matches a mysterious key that belonged to his father, … 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 3Apr13 : Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting
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#DailyBookQuote 3Apr13 : Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting

#DailyBookQuote : 3rd April 2013 –          Irvine Welsh (Sep 27, 1958) –          Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting Irvine Welsh’s controversial first novel, set on the heroin-addicted fringe of working-class youth in Edinburgh, is yet another exploration of the dark side of Scottishness. The main character, Mark Renton, is at the center of a clique of nihilistic slacker junkies with no … Continue reading

My Favorite Movies: When Harry Met Sally… (1989) and You’ve Got Mail (1998) RIP #Nora Ephron
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My Favorite Movies: When Harry Met Sally… (1989) and You’ve Got Mail (1998) RIP #Nora Ephron

When Harry Met Sally (1989) is one of my most favorite movie of all time, and there are times at my life when I feel like a character straight out of the movie script… The writer of that movie script, brilliant Nora Ephron is no more… May she rest in peace… Nora Ephron (May 19, 1941 – June … Continue reading