Let Me Tell You – Shirley Jackson – Quotes

I think what I loved most about the book was the fact that it reminded me of the power of imagination in everyday life, imagining stories about objects and people. It's been a while since I have been making up stories in my head about people I see on the street and this book gave …

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The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion – Quotes

I saw immediately that there would be no need to add the word "ordinary," because there would be no forgetting it: the word never left my mind. It was in fact the ordinary nature of everything preceding the event that prevented me from truly believing it had happened, absorbing it, incorporating it, getting past it. …

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