Bookish Matters

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

—Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

open book

Yes, I have a pretty good idea what beauty is. It survives
 all right. It aches like an open book. It makes it difficult to live.

—from "God is an American" by Terrance Hayes

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