Les Vampires (1915/Louis Feuillade)
162. Kokoro by Lafcadio Hearn
163. Irretrievable by Theodor Fontane
164. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
165. Waiting for the Mahatma by R.K. Narayan (+)
166. The Tree Of Man by Patrick White (+)
167. The Old Debauchees by Henry Fielding
168. Summer Will Show by Sylvia Townsend Warner
169. If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino
170. Money by Émile Zola
171. A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
172. Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin (+)
173. Trans-Atlantyk by Witold Gombrowicz
174. Bouvard and Pecuchet by Gustave Flaubert (+)
175. Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul
Dallas Buyers Club (2013/Jean-Marc Vallée)
Short Term 12 (2013/Destin Cretton)
The Man Without a Past (2002/Aki Kaurismäki)
What harbor can receive you more securely than a great library?
—Italo Calvino, If on a winter’s night a traveler
Tabloid (2010/Errol Morris)
Because he had nothing to hide, he did perhaps appear to have forfeited a little of his strength. But that is the irony of honesty.
—Patrick White, The Tree Of Man
It looks like Brooklyn booksellers are on the ‘radar’ today —those are the kids from Word having fun with books. The store is a bit out of the way for me but it’s a great place to shop if you’re hanging around Williamsburg.
I’m glad you like adverbs — I adore them; they are the only qualifications I really much respect.
Nebraska (2013/Alexander Payne)