Monday, April 22, 2019

Breakfast at thew Bookstore with Brad and Nick #156

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From Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser

THERE WAS

"There was really something exceedingly human -- if not pathetic -- in his being thus relieved by a clearly worded reproof."

From Chapter XXVII, When Waters Engulf Us We Reach for a Star

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Breakfast at the Bookstore with Brad and Nick #155

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From The Passion, by Jeanette Winterson

ONLY

"Only occasionally do I feel the touch of that other life, the one in the shadows where I do not choose to live."

From Chapter 4, The Rock

Saturday, April 20, 2019

A Caricature


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From The Street of Crocodiles, by Bruno Schulz, translated by Celina Wieniewska

THE STREET

"The Street of Crocodiles was a concession of our city to modernity and metropolitan corruption. Obviously, we were unable to afford anything better than a paper imitation, a montage of illustrations cut out from last year's moldering newspapers."

From The Street of Crocodiles