22nd Aug 2009, 10:08 PM
I was just curious, because I have heard a lot of touching stories.
22nd Aug 2009, 10:38 PM
Everything is Illuminated, by Johnathan Safran Foer
The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Johnathan Safran Foer
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, by Milan Kundera
Haroun and the Sea of Stories, by Salman Rushdie
A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
Red Earth and Pouring Rain, by Vikram Chandra
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski
I Know This Much is True, by Wally Lamb
"The Bear Came Down Over the Mountain," by Alice Munro
"So Much Water So Close to Home," by Raymond Carver
"Spring in Fialta," by Vladimir Nabokov
"Some Other, Better Otto," by Deborah Eisenberg
When I read literature, I look to be moved. I don't read for the plot- I read for the lush beauty of the language and the simplistic beauty of the characters' actions, and that's how I write, as well.
23rd Aug 2009, 11:49 AM
Sweet Mandarin by Helen Tse
White Oleander by Janet Fitch
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
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