a southerner shares his thoughts on race...
Very interesting. I’ll be looking forward to the next in the series! citizenkerry: Last week I asked if you’d help me understand America. I was thrilled to hear from people, and hope to feature everyone who expressed interest. Today’s the first in the series. Cullen is a 38-year old married father of three who lives in Memphis. He was born in rural Louisiana, and has lived everywhere...
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Founder of the New Jersey College for Women, later renamed Douglass College, now Douglass Residential College after the recent reorganization of Rutgers University.
Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal,...– John Green, The Fault in Our Stars (via bookmania)
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature,...– Eleanor Roosevelt in The Autobiography Of Eleanor Roosevelt (via poydrasreview)
Lazy Self-Indulgent Book Reviews: The First Four... →
Ha! Awesome! I remember thinking he sucked after they got married too. lazybookreviews: Faithful readers remember that I frequently rail against Almanzo Wilder’s mediocre qualities as a husband. Don’t get me wrong, kids, he was AWESOME as a sweetheart. He had horses, he walked her home from church, he picked her up at that horrible boarding house. He only BRIEFLY floated that…
The Millions Rounds Up Literary Tumblrs. (We'd... →
What I'm Reading
The two books I ordered during the Powell’s free shipping event (event?) came today -Green Girl by Kate Zambreno andGlory Goes and Gets Some by Emily Carter. But I’m honoring my promise to revisit Hemingway and reading The Sun Also Rises. I just finished An Almost Perfect Moment by Binnie Kirschenbaum, which I liked a lot. (I had to pay a $10.60 fine at the library in order to...