My meagre Sartre collection.
10 books that have stayed with me
- Stranger Music - Leonard Cohen
- Kraken - China Mieville
- The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
- The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon
- The Wind-up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
- He, She and It - Marge Piercy
- The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
- Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
- Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
- Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood
- Days of Grass - Tanith Lee
This WAS NOT EASY. I have a running list in my head that also includes Moby Dick, Glimmering by Elizabeth Hand, and Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody among may others but these are the first ones I thought of when I saw this meme. (Yes, I can count but I seem to have cheated when I took the picture - shhh).
Window panes with lotsa sunlight.
Gigantic world map.
Huge array of books that can go on for milesss..
My ideal space.
The image above from NYPL’s Rare Books Division is a fragment of Walt Whitman’s revision of his poem “The Mississippi at Midnight,” which was first published on this day in 1848 in the New Orleans Daily Crescent.