• The Canterville Ghost - Oscar Wilde
    • The Turn of the Screw - Henry James
    • Dracula - Bram Stoker
    • Macbeth - William Shakespeare
    • The Haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson
    • Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie
    • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson

I selected books that I would intend to read until Halloween

One Hundred Years of the Russian Revolution

    • The Romanovs: 1613-1918 - Simon Sebag Montefiore
    • Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets ...
sep 28 2017 ∞
nov 10 2017 +
  • When you find out that one of your all time favourite painters had the same condition as you. Maybe it explains why I can relate to Van Gogh’s work so much? Who knows. It’s a little odd but also quite comforting in a strange way.
  • Sometimes I just like to imagine I’m a character from a Wes Anderson film…
  • Chopin composed Nocturne op.9 No.2 aged 20 and I'm just a miserable
jan 13 2017 ∞
apr 25 2017 +

My suggested readings feature protagonists (or memoirists) are mostly books I'm still going to read are more novels about figuring out who they are and how they want to relate to the world..

                        • Poetry
    • Currently I'm obsessed with John Keats. He speaks of love and the world in a way full of truth, knowledge and beauty. He writes energetically, out of his thought, w...
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 11 2017 +


  • "If you want to be a writer, you should do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot." - Stephen King
  • "A writer is not a writer because he writes well and easily because he has incredible talent, or because all he does is gold. A writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing shows you Any sign of promise, you continue to write anyway. "- Junot Diaz
  • "A writer is someone for whom writing is harder than for other people." - Thomas Mann
  • "And by the way, everything in life is writable if you have the courage to go out to do it, and imagination to improvise. The worst enemy of creativity is doubt." - Sylvia Plath
  • "I'm reading six books at once, the only way to read it, since, as you'll agree, a...
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feb 10 2017 +
dec 8 2017 ∞
oct 19 2019 +