August292014

So many good books I want for fall! Also the SNL one too.

Love Me Back

By Merritt Tierce

Doubleday

A blunt, dark first novel about a self-destructive single mother in Texas, by a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” honoree.

The Paying Guests

By Sarah Waters

Riverhead

In 1920s London, an impoverished widow and her spinster daughter take in a couple as boarders.

Not That Kind of Girl

By Lena Dunham

Random House

Time to see if Random House can make back that gigantic advance—and if Dunham’s voice is compelling offscreen. (At least she doesn’t have Hannah’s problems meeting deadlines.)

 Yes Please

By Amy Poehler

Dey Street Books

The perky Parks and Recreation star tries on her buddy Tina Fey’s bossypants.

11/25

Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir

By Viv Albertine

Thomas Dunne Books

The Slits guitarist chronicles what it was like to live through punk’s first wave.

August112014
August72014
11AM
Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha

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10AM
“One who is abnormal must never feel abnormal,” the French novelist Colette once wrote to a friend. Instead, he or she thinks, “What is this world full of monstrous pigs who are different from me?”
August62014
“In fact, in the past six weeks, the only book I’ve finished is Pietr the Latvian, the first of the Maigret novels, by Georges Simenon, and that clocks in at only 160 generously spaced pages. I’m beginning to feel desperate: I’ve never experienced a block this bad before.” If you’re like this writer, you’ve read enough by now about the scourge of writer’s block. The literature on authors having trouble producing literature is enough to sustain a whole genre by itself. Which is why it’s refreshing to read this article, which tackles another problem: the vexing, peculiar strain of overload known as reader’s block. (via millionsmillions)
August12014

Andrei Tarkovsky, Instant Light Polaroid

Andrei Tarkovsky, Instant Light Polaroid

(Source: last-picture-show, via flexibilitas-cerea)

8AM
“It’s more than survival, but less than alive
Where I found salvation was quite a surprise
That was the summer that followed the spring
Of a new way of feeling a million new things.” Rosanne Cash, “The Summer of Reading Colette
July172014
I didn’t know there was a book hoarding pride movement. I’m in. (at Strand Book Store)

I didn’t know there was a book hoarding pride movement. I’m in. (at Strand Book Store)

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