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William Faulkner - The Sound And The Fury

The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected Text by William Faulkner

“...I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire...I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it. Because no battle is ever won he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.”

the sound and the fury/faulkner. on my to-read list

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era  Pulitzer-winning nonfiction history gives the best single-volume account of the American Civil War available.

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States).

One of Faulkner's comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family's retainers, to steal his grandfather's car and make a trip to Memphis.

The Reivers. A Reminescence

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World

simple book, but good stories.

A Rose for Emily

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner. Short fictional story that focuses on the strange occurrences surrounding Emily Grierson, a reclusive spinster who harbors a dark secret.

October Sky---> I love this book so much <3

October Sky

October Sky is a memoir, the true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a boy trying to pursue his dream to build rockets. This story teaches across the curriculum in Science and English Language Arts.

wow

Go Ask Alice- Read this as a teenage.still remember it to this day.

50 books every child should read by age 16, a book list for kids of all ages

50 Books Every Child Should Read by Age 16

50 books every child should read by age 16, a book list for kids of all ages

A must for your very first flight to Japan: Memoirs of a Geisha is great epic read for a long plane or train ride.

28 Great Books for Long Flights

Memoirs of a Geisha- Arthur Golden (Awesome book, way better than the movie, but that was good too)

"Those three things — autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward — are, most people agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying. It is not how much money we make that ultimately makes us happy between nine and five. It’s whether our work fulfills us."

In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?

Three Famous Short Novels

Three Famous Short Novels

Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses / Old Man / The Bear

This is a reassessment which uses and develops recent theories about the relationship between writing and historical experience, language and social change, to draw a detailed portrait of the place and times William Faulkner inhabited.

This is a reassessment which uses and develops recent theories about the relationship between writing and historical experience, language and social change, to draw a detailed portrait of the place and times William Faulkner inhabited.

This was an inspiring read in a not annoying way.

The Happiness Project: Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin

One of my favourite books of all time. Such beautiful writing. Such f****d up characters (a #faulkner must). READ THIS.

Absalom, Absalom by William Faulkner (The 1991 Vintage International edition really is the best)

7 fascinating books based on real-life conspiracy theories.

Book List: 7 fascinating books based on real-life conspiracy theories

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