Category Archives: literature

What the Dog Saw

Borders was having 30% off. I like this book. It says that people who do well in school don’t necessarily do well outside of school. I’m not an ‘A’ student.

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no one may build their happiness on another’s pain

Recently I fired up my DailyLit account again and subscribed to Many Thoughts of Many Minds and, after consulting Oprah’s Book Club’s past selections, Anna Karenina. Everyday, a chapter of each pops up in my inbox. I was quite moved … Continue reading

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stream of consciousness / gleaning of knowledge

google: 500 Days of Summer > zooey deschanel > franny & zooey > JD Salinger > Glass Family > Zachary Martin “Zooey” Glass – He is characteristically misanthropic which he attributes to Seymour and Buddy’s imposition of their college-age infatuation … Continue reading

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Coincidence? w.r.t. Hermann Hesse.

I very recently read Hermann Hesse’s Siddhharta and was completely struck. Of course, I now feel the urge to read more of Hesse’s work, but hadn’t really thought about which one to read next, though I really felt Siddharta still … Continue reading

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Have a good weekend!

How difficult is it to paint a SHOE, OMG. Help. * * I came across this quote on Design Crush and found it to be quite touching. I was wanting to paint an elephant, only, which I had envisioned to … Continue reading

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To-read list

(1) Fear of Flying – Erica Jong (2) Long Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela (3) Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky (4) 1984 – George Orwell

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I don’t seem to be sufficiently well-read in terms of BBC’s Top 100 Books list

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen 2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien 3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte 4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling 5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee 6 The Bible … Continue reading

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