Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Dead [courtesy of HuffPost Books]
Roger Ebert Dead [courtesy HuffPost Entertainment]
10 Literary Board Games for Book Nerds [courtesy of Flavorwire]
I’ve never really liked board games, but I’d be willing to give most of these a whirl*. A few even look a bit exciting. Which ones would you play?
*Especially with a drink in hand. Don’t judge me.
Gwendolyn Brooks reading A Song in the Front Yard.
I don’t spend all of my waking time writing. I occasionally take time off to eat. The evidence is below.
Be truthful. This is exactly how you’ve always pictured The (Mad) Hatter, right? Right? Who’s with me?
someone as amazing as you were. Really, though, what choice do I have? What else is there? Rebel, nonpareil, maverick? Nonconformist, idol, icon? Legend, paragon, nonesuch? They’re all too pale, weak, humourless. You were too kick-ass to be so neatly boxed-in, anyway. Now let’s get to business. Continue reading
William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize speech.