- Bookish adj. 1. given or devoted to reading or study. 2. more acquainted with books than with real life.
- Angela. Enjoys books and book-related things; talks of them often. Works in the industry. Also a sort of aspiring writer.
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Gulliver’s Travels; Jonathan Swift Oh, Jonathan Swift. You are one snarky human being, and I love it. Even if you’ve never read the book, you’ll recognize it by Gulliver’s first adventure. He discovers a land of miniature people, Lilliput, where … Continue reading
War and Peace; Leo Tolstoy I’ve started this review three times in three different ways. A “review” is impossible. What more can I possibly say other than, “I finished it” that will make it sound any more impressive? Nothing will … Continue reading
In another couple days, I will complete this novel. I almost don’t believe it. Ordinarily I’d just write a review and that’s that, but I’d be doing it a disservice if I only mentioned this book once. So I’m sharing … Continue reading
On the Road; Jack Kerouac “Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” After reading Kerouac, you fall into one of two categories: You either hate him completely, or he changes your life. I, … Continue reading
Since I’m in the midst of reading War & Peace, I will obviously have no other upcoming reviews and probably not a whole lot of time to pay attention to the world of books. So for the next two weeks, … Continue reading
Every Thursday I’ll present a book in my queue that I haven’t gotten around to reading. It’s a good way to remind myself of what I have waiting for me. (Hosted by Books for Company.) Long Day’s Journey Into the … Continue reading
De Profundis; Oscar Wilde This is one of the most beautiful things I have ever read. Somehow I had never previously heard of De Profundis, so when I reached it in my Wilde anthology I knew absolutely nothing about it. … Continue reading
Every Thursday I’ll present a book in my queue that I haven’t gotten around to reading. It’s a good way to remind myself of what I have waiting for me. (Hosted by Books for Company.) War and Peace; Leo Tolstoy … Continue reading
The Picture of Dorian Gray; Oscar Wilde I’ve put off reading Oscar Wilde for far too long. I’ve read things about him, read things that are supposedly in his style, but never read the man himself. I suppose I knew, … Continue reading