"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul." Joyce Carol Oates #joycecaroloates #reading #books

"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul." Joyce Carol Oates #joycecaroloates #reading #books

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Heard Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" on Selected Shorts last night and was reminded how thoroughly this story affected me when I was fifteen; it totally got its claws into me again now. Brilliant. | http://store.symphonyspace.org/products/where-are-you-going-where-have-you-been-mp3-download

Heard Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" on Selected Shorts last night and was reminded how thoroughly this story affected me when I was fifteen; it totally got its claws into me again now. Brilliant. | http://store.symphonyspace.org/products/where-are-you-going-where-have-you-been-mp3-download

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A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates

A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates

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Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's ski, another's voice, another's soul.

Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's ski, another's voice, another's soul.

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The Gravedigger's Daughter: A Novel (P.S.): Joyce Carol Oates: 9780061236839: Amazon.com: Books

The Gravedigger's Daughter: A Novel (P.S.): Joyce Carol Oates: 9780061236839: Amazon.com: Books

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17 Essays by Female Writers That Everyone Should Read:  Joan Didion, Virginia Woolf, Joyce Carol Oates, Annie Dillard, Adrienne Rich, Cheryl Strayed, Gretel Ehrlich, Jamaica Kincaid, Jo Ann Beard, Maxine Hong Kingston, Meghan Daum, Meredith Hall, Natalia Ginzburg, Ruthann Robson, Sandra Steingraber, Sandra Tsing Loh, Zadie Smith.

17 Essays by Female Writers That Everyone Should Read: Joan Didion, Virginia Woolf, Joyce Carol Oates, Annie Dillard, Adrienne Rich, Cheryl Strayed, Gretel Ehrlich, Jamaica Kincaid, Jo Ann Beard, Maxine Hong Kingston, Meghan Daum, Meredith Hall, Natalia Ginzburg, Ruthann Robson, Sandra Steingraber, Sandra Tsing Loh, Zadie Smith.

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"Novels begin, not on the page, but in meditation and day-dreaming - in thinking, not writing."

"Novels begin, not on the page, but in meditation and day-dreaming - in thinking, not writing."

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