“I took the garbage out into the hallway and threw it down the trash chute. Having a trash chute was one of my favorite things about my building. It made feel important, like I was participating in the world. My trash mixed with the trash of others. The things I touched touched things other people had touched. I was contributing. I was connecting,” Ottessa Moshfegh.
"Libraries save the world, a lot, but outside the narrative mode of heroism: through contemplative action, anonymously and collectively. " - Sophie Mayer
“Nothing is invented, for it’s written in nature first. Originality consists of returning to the origin.” ~Dan Brown, Origin
This list was a tricky one—somehow, we are both getting to the ends of our TBR shelves! But we do have a handful of book we’re looking forward to reading this fall. Thanks as always to That Arts Reader Girl for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday!
"'Wayne's a little attached to that hat,' Waxillium said. 'He thinks it's lucky.' Wayne: 'It is lucky. I ain't never died while wearing that hat.'" ~ Brandon Sanderson, Alloy of Law
“I think by now we can all agree that the foundation of world travel goes something like "Bring a cardigan.” Sloane Crosley
This one was a fun list to put together, especially because it feels like the world only reads a select few number of books each year and it’s usually the ones on the best seller lists. Here are a few we think deserve another shot or at least a spot on your shelf: Pete's Five... Continue Reading →