After an hour his hands were scraped and there was a shooting pain in his...– Helen DeWitt, The Last Samurai
I once read somewhere that Sean Connery left school at the age of 13 and later...– Helen Dewitt, The Last Samurai
[She] flitted in and out of the Public Library with the air of conscientiously...– The Wings of the Dove, Henry James
To be in truth literary had ever been her dearest thought, the thought that kept...– The Wings of the Dove, Henry James. I adore this sentence and have no idea what nippers are.
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They could think whatever they liked about whatever they would — in other...– Henry James, The Wings of the Dove
Peace out, 2010. December was full of male novelists: 1. A Wild Sheep Chase, Haruki Murakami 2. White Noise, Don DeLillo 3. Disgrace, J. M. Coetzee 4. The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Gary Shteyngart 5. Brooklyn, Colm Toibin 6. A Ship Made of Paper, Scott Spencer 7. The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene 8. Home Land, Sam Lipsyte I’ll sneak in an 8.5, Open Secrets by Alice...