Monthly Archives: September 2014

Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)

“Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood.”

This book is kind of like that bit in A Chorus Line where the director is making everyone tell him about their childhoods and the one guy goes, “Nobody wants to admit they had a happy childhood.” There are two instances where this statement is extremely true: show business, and memoir writing.
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Le Morte d’Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table by Thomas Malory

Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table

FINALLY finished this a few weeks ago. No exaggeration: I have been reading this book for six months. Not six continuous months, mind you. I kept the book by my bed and would try to read a little bit every night, but I could never manage to read more than twenty pages in a single sitting, and I would usually be reading another book in the meantime and forget about Le Morte d’Arthur for weeks at a time.

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