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Cheetah Girls Supa-Dupa Sparkle: Books 5 - 8 par Deborah Gregory

Cons, Scams & Grifts par Joe Gores

The Wind from the Sun: Stories of the Space Age par Arthur C. Clarke

Dinner with Friends (DVD) par Donald Margulies

Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith par Anne Lamott

Betrayed by Rita Hayworth par Manuel Puig

We Have Always Lived in the Castle par Shirley Jackson

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À mon sujetJames Joyce's Ulysses had an immense influence on me—almost entirely for the bad.
— J. G. BALLARD, 1990

I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
― UMBERTO ECO, Foucault's Pendulum

There was too much to say between them, and therefore no one said anything.
— WAYNE BARLOWE, God's Demon

If a guy comes into the room holding a symbol of true kingship, the book is a high fantasy. If he is holding a sword with pizza sauce on the blade and is accompanied by a talking penguin, it is low fantasy. If he is holding a poorly described article that is clearly of great emotional significance to himself, but none whatever to us, and then he leaves the room without having done anything, it is a New Yorker story.
—JOHN M. FORD, from 2006 email to Neil Gaiman

more than this, there is nothing

À propos de ma bibliothèqueA personal library is not a collection of odd volumes: It is the outward representation of one's inner life, a mirror of the soul, the past spread out before your eyes. To pass from book to book to book is to abolish time, to connect the child rapt before the wonders of Tom Swift in the Caves of Nuclear Fire with the middle-aged man puzzled about the cosmology of Plato's Timaeus. They are one. A line of poetry can lead you through half a library and most of a life. A random note may generate an entire symphony. For a real reader to do without a personal library would be like throwing away a time machine, like waking up an amnesiac, like ceasing to dream.
~ MICHAEL DIRDA, "Readings"

So long as there shall exist, by reason of law and custom, a social condemnation which, in the midst of civilization, artificially creates a hell on earth, and complicates with human fatality a destiny that is divine; so long as the three problems of the century - the degradation of man by the exploitation of his labour, the ruin of women by starvation and the atrophy of childhood by physical and spiritual night are not solved; so long as, in certain regions, social asphyxia shall be possible; in other words and from a still broader point of view, so long as ignorance and misery remain on earth, there should be a need for books such as this.
~ VICTOR HUGO, Les Misérables (1862)

GroupesAntiquarian Books, Bestsellers over the Years, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, Book Care and Repair, Book Collectors, Books in Books, Books on Books, Books on the Paranormal, Booksellers, British & Irish Crime Fictionvoir tous les groupes

Auteurs préférésEdward Abbey, J. G. Ballard, Paul Bowles, Joseph Brinson, Edward Bryant, Ramsey Campbell, Alejo Carpentier, Constantine Petrou Cavafy, Arthur C. Clarke, Wanda Coleman, Joan Didion, Steve Erickson, John Farris, Raymond Federman, William H. Gass, Julien Gracq, Charles L. Grant, Grady Hendrix, Frank Herbert, John Hollander, A. M. Homes, Langston Hughes, Victor Hugo, Fleur Jaeggy, Denis Johnson, Richard Kadrey, Anna Kavan, Anthony Lane, Joe R. Lansdale, Tanith Lee, Wyndham Lewis, David Lindsay, Ross Macdonald, Cormac McCarthy, Mac McCaskill, Joseph McElroy, Flannery O'Connor, John Cowper Powys, Marcel Proust, Mike Resnick, Arthur Rimbaud, J. R. Salamanca, William Sansom, Lucius Shepard, Clark Ashton Smith, Enid Starkie, John Steinbeck, Mark Strand, Terese Svoboda, Hunter S. Thompson, J. R. R. Tolkien, Leo Tolstoy, William T. Vollmann, Denton Welch, Robert Anton Wilson, Marguerite Young, Mark V. Ziesing (Favoris partagés)

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En cours de lectureThe Bureau of Lost Souls par Christopher Fowler
The Anubis Gates par Tim Powers

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