The business of the novelist is not to relate great events, but to make small...– Arthur Schopenhauer (via amandaonwriting)
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A worthy cause
Have you donated to this? If not, you should consider it. Of Craig Clevenger’s first novel, The Contortionist’s Handbook, Chuck Palahniuk said it was the best book he read in five years, maybe ten. Clevenger’s follow-up, Dermaphoria, was a knockout. This project is a great opportunity to see Clevenger’s work translated to film—and if you’ve read him, you...
Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism.– Chuck Palahniuk (b. 1961)
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and...– Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss! We have lots of books by and about Dr. Seuss in our collection (as well as eBooks) - check one out today! (via nypl)
Words to keep inside your pocket:
Quiescent - a quiet, soft-spoken soul. Chimerical - merely imaginary; fanciful. Susurrus - a whispering or rustling sound. Raconteur - one who excels in story-telling. Clinquant - glittering; tinsel-like. Aubade - a song greeting the dawn. Ephemeral - lasting a very short time. Sempiternal - everlasting; eternal. Euphonious - pleasing; sweet in sound. Billet-doux - a love...