Not so often do I find a book I really love. Almost never do I find a book that turns me into a better person, somehow.
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Literature should not disappear up its own asshole, so to speak.
- Tips from Kurt Vonnegut (swiss-miss.com)
That which I am reading now. Yes, I have a definite Booker bent to my reading tastes. No, this book didn’t win the Booker, but another of the author’s books did — The Line of Beauty. And I wouldn’t have found this here book — The Stranger’s Child — without having been curious about its author’s other books, on account of the prize win.
The most damning revelation you can make about yourself is that you do not know what is interesting and what is not.
- How to Write with Style: Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Keys to the Power of the Written Word (brainpickings.org)
Read, learn, work it up, go to the literature. Information is control.