still treasure this book ~ with illustrations by Tasha Tudor ~ makes me cry every time I read it...even all these years down the road...

still treasure this book ~ with illustrations by Tasha Tudor ~ makes me cry every time I read it...even all these years down the road...

None of the many readers of Burroughs's mordant memoir debut, Running with Scissors, would doubt that its entertainingly twisted author could manage, by page

None of the many readers of Burroughs's mordant memoir debut, Running with Scissors, would doubt that its entertainingly twisted author could manage, by page

Adamma's favourite opening line: "It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love." from Love in the Time of Cholera

Adamma's favourite opening line: "It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love." from Love in the Time of Cholera

I always love the historical info in books. Of course, that's not the whole  point of this, but it won me over for that reason as well...

I always love the historical info in books. Of course, that's not the whole point of this, but it won me over for that reason as well...

When I first read this book I thought, wow! I would one day read this to my kid.  And I will, I just need to wait a bit.  He's only 6 months old.

When I first read this book I thought, wow! I would one day read this to my kid. And I will, I just need to wait a bit. He's only 6 months old.

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