Tagged: American

Lit rec #249: “I thought how great it would be if we could trade in Fudge for a nice cocker spaniel.” (1972)

Has there ever been a greater portrait of an older sibling’s woes? An ending just gutted me.TALES OF FOURTH GRADE NOTHING by Judy Blume




Lit rec #242: “Under the stars,’ she repeated. ‘I never noticed the stars before. I always thought of them as great big diamonds that belonged to someone. Now they frighten me. They make me feel that it was all a dream, all my youth.” (1922)

Apex of capitalism summer homes, a luxury mtn, see what happens to the invitees.”THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ” by F.Scott Fitzgerald


#239: “We pretend to catch and eat more pretend bugs than could ever actually live in one cave. The number of pretend bugs we pretend to catch and eat would in reality basically fill a cave the size of our cave.” (2000)

The wild wooly stories in PASTORALIA by George Saunders.The most unforgettable deteriorating grandmother ghost. And fax machine sounds!