"THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP:
The thing about the book The World According to Garp that tickled me was that the author tells you everything that happens to every character in the book after the story, even a newborn baby.
I took what Richard said…"
"Too many to remember.
"If at first you don't succeed, skydiving isn't for you."
"All of you who believe in psychokinesis, raise my hand."
"If you're traveling at the speed of light, and turn on the headlights, does anything happen?""
"HAROLD by Steven Wright: A week or so ago I was watching Steven Wright on television discussing his new novel, Harold, and all of a sudden I wanted nothing more than to read a novel about an imaginative third grader written by Steven Wright. A novel…"
"MEDITATIONS by Marcus Aurelius: Inspired by the movie The Holdovers, I decided to read Meditations. Step one: Deciding which translation to read. There are four different versions available on Amazon, and I took advantage of the "read sample"…"
"I read Yellowface by R.F Kuang this weekend, taking a break from Ken Kesey's Sometimes a Great Notion, which I'm finding a bit of a slog.
As a work of satire and suspense it's quite good. The ending felt uneven, and some of the criticisms of the…"
"I am currently reading The New Mammoth Book of Pulp Fiction. This is 33 short stories from a lot of classic writers. I am really digging it, and who doesn't love a good similie? There was one recently that went something like this: I drove uphill on…"
"I've recently read The Devil's Gap, an account of a bizarre crime that unfolded in the small town of Kenora, Ontario in 1973. The author was a teen at the time who witnessed the events and later became a reporter. The perpetrator exploded,…"
"A few months ago, I switched teams at work, and my new boss is a pretty interesting dude (21 years in the military split between the Army and Marines for one thing). One of the things he said he is passionate about is personal finance, and he does…"
"The Death of the Hired Man by Robert Frost. As an English education major in college, I have read this poem before, more than once. But it means something more to me today than it did when I was twenty-something.
"These Are The Voyages Star Trek TOS Season Three by Marc Cushman. For hard core fans of original Trek this three volume series is a must read. Each volume covers a single season of the original series with a chapter per episode. Following an episode…"
Man listen to the batmobile's tires on the street,
And the song to his program listen to that beat
Joker, Riddler, Mr Freeze and Zelda the great
Too bad for their terrible, terrible fate.
The Joker's machine with three lemons in a row,