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Anna Karenina: Part Eight of Eight & Review

Unfortunately, I failed to squeak the last section through in February, so I didn’t quite read all of Anna Karenina in a month.

This section is shorter, simpler, and more direct than any of the previous sections. 279 more words

2015 Classic Reading List

What is the new TV?

by Sunil Badami

Despite many (mainly white male) writers’ concerns about the effect of television on “serious culture” (which I discussed here) many others have suggested that TV is the new novel (as… 3,193 more words


All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Personally, I love Anna Karenina. However, if someone asked me why I love it so much I don’t think that I would be able to express my thought process. 147 more words

You want to write novels. More suggestions.

by Candace Elizabeth Brooks (a.k.a. Ariadne Phoenix Levinson) Voice in my head inspiring me to do this Try to write in your journal every day, at least once a day. 561 more words


Top 3 Desert Island Books!

Imagine: You’re stranded on a desert island. No phone, no Wi-Fi. Shit, right? Luckily though, you do have some books to read—but only three! Which three would be your absolute must-haves to keep you company? 175 more words

Desert Island

“Everything that I understand,
I understand only because I love.”
Leo Tolstoy

Love Quotes

Anna Karenina: Part Seven of Eight

This update includes the spoiler that distracted me for the early portion of the book. If you do not wish to risk a similar experience, I advise you to leave off reading this post until you have read this far in the book for yourself. 629 more words

2015 Classic Reading List