"So heaven meets earth like a sloppy wet kiss, and my heart turns violently inside of my chest, I don't have time to maintain these regrets, when I think about, the way....He loves us..."
Carry On, Jeeves -- P.G. Wodehouse
Chronicle of a Death Foretold -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
An Obedient Father -- Akhil Sharma
All Aunt Hagar's Children -- Edward P. Jones
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie -- Muriel Spark
Scum -- Isaac Bashevis Singer
"Be true! Be true! Be true! Show freely to the world, if not your worst, yet some trait whereby the worst may be inferred!"
- THE SCARLET LETTER (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Divided Self by RD Laing
The Politics of Experience by RD Laing
An Outline of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
Was also reading War and Peace, and still am.
But I try to want what?
Taking a cue from The Atheist: click to give food to the hungry - free
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Hannibal: One Man Against Rome by Harold Lamb
"The farther he goes the more good it does me. I donít want philosophies, tracts, dogmas, creeds, ways out, truths, answers, nothing from the bargain basement. He is the most courageous, remorseless writer going and the more he grinds my nose in the sh1t the more I am grateful to him..."
-- Harold Pinter on Samuel Beckett
Duma Key~Stephen King
Black Rain~Masuji Ibuse
The Help~Kathryn Stockett
"La Terre" - Zola
"The Children's Book" - A.S.Byatt
"Marie Antoinette: The Journey" - Antonia Fraser
"Three men in a Boat" - Jerome K. Jerome