If you don't have much free time on your hands for literature, then check out the TOP 10 MOST READ BOOKS IN THE WORLD. Knock off a few on this list and you'll be able to rub elbows with any snooty librarian.
Are you struggling to find the right words to snap down that internet troll that's been roaming through your comments? Let Shakespeare do it for you.
excerpt from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Wise words about political activism from author Elie Wiesel.
“Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don't wear a watch, but your skeletons do, and they always know what time it is.” ― Sherman Alexie (Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven)
With the severity of the Native American plight, escapism is a very realistic and practical defense against misery. This is quite evident in Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven. In this novel, Alexie captures an elaborate depiction of reservation life. The characters are terminally suspended in the abyss commonly known... Continue Reading →
My favorite movie of all time is Ben-Hur, the 1959 Cecil B. Demil epic film starring Charlton Heston. The costumes. The sets. The drama. The chariot race. I couldn't wait to read the book, the original Ben-Hur that was written by Lew Wallace in 1880. Surely, this would also become my favorite book, right? Well,... Continue Reading →
“God creates dinosaurs, God kills dinosaurs, God creates man, man kills God, man brings back dinosaurs.” - Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park)