“She'd become an English major for the purest and dullest of reasons: because she loved to read.” ― Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot Vintage Books, Antiques Books, Covers Books, Beautiful Books, Classic Books, Vintage Finding, New Books, Fairies Tales, Old Books
Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).
"some books are meant / to be read just like this / alone, with the evening, / a bowl of fruit ripening / waiting for the reader / to grow hungry, but / she won't, the book / will devour her, / and it / will soon / become / morning."
Old Books. I need to do some more thrift shop hunting