Waiting for the Hilary Mantel book to come out--Detail of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex after Hans Holbein the Younger (1727). Click on the magnifying glass to see the full painting. Mantels Tantali
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. My absolute favorite book. The words written by this author simply melt like butter in the crevices of your mind. Must be very careful to pay attention to characters in the book. Very easy to get lost, but like a foreign film, you soon get used to the way the author writes and it becomes second language to you.
Sea and Sardinia and Selections from Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence. $10.00, via Etsy.
I read this when i was 13. I am rarely disturbed by books, but this one i found moving. Well worth the read; a sign of a good book sometimes, I find, is one that makes you uncomfortable in your own skin because it charges you to re-look at your own humanity
This book was recommended by one of my students. It's not my typical read, but I did find it difficult to put down. Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel which presents a future American society where books are outlawed and firemen burn any house that contains them. By Elizabeth Perez. ' <<< Oh I saw dis at my library! Imma get it along w/ Divergent!