Hills like White Elephants is a short story by Ernest Hemingway, first published in 1927. It details a seemingly simple conversation between an American man and a woman, taking a drink at a quiet rail station near the great Ebro river in Spain. As they wait for a train to Madrid, their conversation reveals … More Gumballs by Michelle Foster (Inspired by Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway
In this fascinating article from The New York Times, writer Zoe Heller mentions that she feels a certain guilt about starting – and not finishing – David Foster Russell’s Infinite Jest. Have you experienced that guilt? (I say this as someone who has started James Joyce’s Ulysses several times…and never got past p152 before losing … More The New York Times: Do we mistake inaccessibility for brilliance?
Ginormous by B J Langley 630-296-7536 by Boothworld 33 scary stories you can read RIGHT NOW from great horror writers Via Blastr 16 Truly Terrifying Super-Short Stories via Buzzfeed
Part Two I was aware of a presence as I awoke. A comforting atmosphere that reminded me of my mother. The smell of soap and water. Freshly laundered cotton. I was far too comfortable to be in my bunk at the dorm. I opened my eyes slowly, not wanting the illusion to disappear. My eyes … More Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt2 by Michelle Foster
How Soon is Now? ‘…the essential significance of a pea is not, that I know, greatly affected by the fact that it lies in a row of similar peas. But each swing of the pendulum owes the extent of its movement to the previous swing.’ John William Dunne, An Experiment with Time … More Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt 1 by Michelle Foster
11 Charts That Accurately Sum Up Being A Book Nerd by Farrah Penn via Buzzfeed http://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/charts-that-perfectly-sum-up-being-a-book-nerd#.waY7eEE7w
Obviously…SPOILERS. I have only provided the links here so click and read at your own risk. Once I have read the book, I’ll review it until then…enjoy! (This post will be updated as new reviews become available – please let me know in the comments if you find any others or indeed, if you’ve read the … More It’s Here! Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee released today: a Round-Up of Reviews
7 Stories Stephen King Refuses to Publish by Jake Rossen via Mental Floss 1. The Aftermath King completed his first novel at just 16 years old, and at 50,000 words, it’s just a fraction of some of the doorstoppers he would later publish. In a post-nuclear war landscape, a young man attempts to sabotage the … More 7 Stories Stephen King Refuses to Publish
It’s Not Just You.