Jonathan Franzen - Freedom “This wasn't the person he'd thought he was, or would have chosen to be if he'd been free to choose, but there was something comforting and liberating about being an actual definite someone, rather than a collection of contradictory potential someones.” Book Club, Worth Reading, Awesome Book, Book Worth, Freedom Jonathan, Favourite Book, Book Covers, Jonathan Franzen, Reading Lists
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...How To Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew. The cover alone is worth putting on my coffee table.
“The human species was given dominion over the earth and took the opportunity to exterminate other species and warm the atmosphere and generally ruin things in its own image, but it paid this price for its privileges: that the finite and specific animal body of this species contained a brain capable of conceiving the infinite and wishing to be infinite itself.” ― Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections
Dysfunctional siblings who aren't used to observing their Jewish faith are forced to fulfill their father's final wish and sit shivah together for an entire week and confront their problems. The cast includes Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Timothy Olyphant, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, and Adam Driver.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil-Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares.