Review: Agnes Grey

“If happiness in this world is not for me, I will endeavour to promote the welfare of those around me, and my reward shall be hereafter,” Anne Bronte

Review: Less

"'Strange to be almost fifty, no? I feel like I just understood how to be young.' 'Yes! It's like the last day in a foreign country. You finally figure out where to get coffee, and drinks, and a good steak. And then you have to leave. And you won't ever be back.'" ~ Andrew Sean Greer, Less

Review: Colors Insulting to Nature

“Lexie’s curmudgeonly dad, after a few tearful door-slams, hard truths, and violin music, reluctantly agrees to let a top ice-coach transform diamond-in-the-rough Lexie into a polished Olympic contender in six months (introducing the Ticking Clock, Hollywood Formula Obstacle #1).”

Review: Giving Up the Ghost

“You come to this place, mid-life. You don’t know how you got here, but suddenly you’re staring fifty in the face. When you turn and look back down the years, you glimpse the ghosts of other lives you might have led; all houses are haunted." - Hilary Mantel

Slow Days, Fast Company

“‘My wife, Shirley, and I have thought it over and we’ve decided to retire from success and try failure for a few years. We feel the variety will enlarge us.’ I know L.A. is the only place on earth where people do that.” -Eve Babitz

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