Posts tagged lit.

Though the book has enjoyed considerable popular success, the author refuses to relinquish the screen rights to the story.


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Meg Cabot, from She Went All the Way

There was nothing to be seen except crowds: Nabeel had vanished into the anonymity of History.


    — Amitav Ghosh, from In An Antique Land

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We can only walk while there is light.


    — Allan Johnston, from “Evening Conversation”

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He possessed nothing that anyone could ever call doubt, inside.


    — David Foster Wallace, from “Backbone”

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The sharpness of that knowledge went away almost as soon as I’d boarded the T, but it has returned over the years, and even now sometimes — I am older, and my life is very different — I can feel again how amazed I was that morning.


    — Curtis Sittenfeld, from Prep

I didn’t think I’d be that lucky, though, because I am too much a saga of a certain type of person: fuzzy blackness, impractical meditations and repressed desires.


    — Charles Bukowski, from “The Aftermath of a Lengthy Rejection Slip” 

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