Paul Gustav Fischer
Canada’s Alice Munro coin…
The coin bears the figure of a woman overlooking an open book inscribed with a passage from The Messenger, from Alice Munro’s short story collection The View from Castle Rock. A hand holding a pen rests at the bottom. (Royal Canadian Mint)
Q. What’s better than cute little kids with brand-new books?
Ms. Hoskins sent us this picture of her class, kindergarten room 115 at Burton International Academy in Detroit, showing off the new books they received from First Book and our friends at the Detroit Federation of Teachers.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.
This is true.
Novels by Vladimir Nabokov
Why is it that when you awake to the world of realities you nearly always feel, sometimes very vividly, that the vanished dream has carried with it some enigma which you have failed to solve?
Book Club (ilustración de Jeff Basting)
Before I die, I want to be somebody’s favorite hiding place, the place they can put everything they know they need to survive, every secret, every solitude, every nervous prayer, and be absolutely certain I will keep it safe. I will keep it safe.
Province of Badakhshan, Afghanistan
by: Thomas Dworzak