Whether you’ve been in New York for 3 minutes or long enough to be angry at an upstart puddle, here are six books that are, subjectively, quite excellent portraits of the Big Apple:
2014 was dubbed “The Year of Reading Women” last January, and has undoubtedly lived up to that expectation.
Wherever the imaginary Marco Polo of Christopher Cerrone’s (and Italo Calvino’s) ‘Invisible Cities’ may have traveled, in this Music for Writers entry, you’ll find the most valuable map to your own creativity by listening — in the dark.
In short: yes.
3. “You read? You must be so smart!”
1. “They wanted happiness without knowing what it was, or where to look, which made them want it all the more.” -Tim O’Brien, In the Lake of the Woods Sara, Mount Holyoke College: 2.
I have fantasies about her rocking me and me sucking at her breasts. She asked me to describe this fantasy further and I couldn’t. “I know it’s hard to talk about,” Mrs. Ehrlich said.
The class is meant to give students a cultural/historical perspective on death, and I would guess for many of them it’s the easiest class on their schedule.
Pumpkin spice lattes have no place in this version of fall. Pair these books with a port or full-bodied red wine.
“Discovering this, [that you suffer only from yourself], the mind becomes whole: the split between I and me, man and the world, the ideal and the real, comes to an end.