THE WALRUS SAID . . . . . . . . . being a bookish blog

Friday, August 17, 2018

The Biblio File: images of bookmarks, for bibliophiles


And you read your Emily Dickinson
And I my Robert Frost
And we note our place with book markers
That measure what we've lost

Chapter One: Don't you love a memorable opening line?


Helen woke up in the middle of the night wearing someone else's breasts. Not her own insignificant, almost nonexistent bumps, but huge pendulous, full ones.

The Sensualist
Barbara Hodgson

"They say it's your birthday" - writers born on August 17th



Evan S. Connell  (1924)
Jonathan Franzen  (1959)
Steve Hockensmith  (1968)
Oliver St. John Gogarty  (1878) 
Ted Hughes  (1930)  
V. S. Naipaul  (1932)
Sylvia Nasar  (1947)
Herta Muller  (1953)
Eric Schlosser  (1959)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018