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EricFitz08

Words, Words, Words

A catalog of my comments and thoughts on books, reading, and writing as well as anything I come across that seems interesting. I used to sell other people's words at an independent bookstore but now I hope to get by on selling my own.

Today
October
20
currently reading
Gertrude Stein
October 2017
09
currently reading
October 2017
1
started reading:
September 2017
27
reviewed: "The Dud Avocado" by Elaine Dundy
“It’s amazing how right you can be sometimes be about a person you don’t know; it’s only the people you do know who confuse y...
The Dud Avocado - Elaine Dundy
September 2017
25
read and rated
September 2017
23
finished reading:
September 2017
20
photo:
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas - Gertrude Stein
September 2017
18
photo:
September 2017
15
quote:
"All at once I found myself standing there gazing down that enchanted boulevard in the blue, blue evening. Everything seemed t..."
The Dud Avocado - Elaine Dundy
started following:
September 2017
14
liked:
“My mind,” he said, “rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most i...
September 2017
13
reviewed: Suite Française by Irène Némirovski
"War … yes, everyone knows what war is like. But occupation is more terrible because people get used to one another. We tell ...
Suite Française - Irène Némirovsky, Sandra Smith
September 2017
8
started reading:
September 2017
07
read and rated
September 2017
6
finished reading:
August 2017
16
quote:
"Here, the streets were so quiet. We were two miles from our old apartment. Easily, I could imagine how quickly a sort of amne..."
August 2017
14
reviewed: "A People's History of the United States" by Howard Zinn
One late night, having been sucked into a dead end conversation with a drunk old man, it came out that I had studied history ...
A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present - Howard Zinn
August 2017
10
read and rated
reviewed: "Dandelion Wine" by Ray Bradbury
Taking a break from his usual fare of jet cars and martians, Ray Bradbury turns his sights to a setting more alien to us than...
Dandelion Wine - Ray Bradbury
started reading:
August 2017
9
finished reading:
July 2017
31
quote:
"'Where would you like to go, what would you like to do with your life?' 'See Istanbul, Port Said, Nairobi, Budapest. Write a..."
Dandelion Wine - Ray Bradbury