P.G. Wodehouse Volume 1: The Jeeves Collection – P.G. Wodehouse

As an audiobook, it could have only been read by one voice - Stephen Fry. And listening to 40 hours of Fry reading Jeeves and Wooster has been bliss. They went with me for lunchtime walks and accompanied me while I was knitting and crocheting. And as promised by Fry in the foreword, it felt …

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Men Without Women: Stories – Haruki Murakami – Quotes

From Drive My Car: He wasn’t good at small talk. While he didn’t dislike talking to people he knew well about things that mattered, he otherwise preferred to remain silent. From Yesterday: Because in the final analysis, the language we speak constitutes who we are as people From An Independent Organ:  The deep sense of …

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The Debutante and Other Stories – Leonora Carrington – Quotes

From introduction by Sheila Heti: How many writers today would dare to write as Carrington does? Everyone tries to make so much sense - not only to themselves, but to others, especially. I don't know if she was trying to make sense also to her Surrealist friends, but I know that sense was low on …

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The Debutante and Other Stories – Leonora Carrington

We can create entire worlds in our imagination and this book also shows it can be fun and effortless. Carrington allows her imagination to run wild and not bother with the limits of reality.  Another book I bought from Bookshop.org. Quite surprising this time as it is a collection of short stories. And I am …

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