Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Lagniappe: Sinking as a hedonist into novels

My mother read secondarily for information; she sank as a hedonist into novels. She read Dickens in the spirit in which she would have eloped with him.
Eudora Welty
Yes. Also Tolkien. And Dante. And Agatha Christie.

Clearly I've got a problem.

1 comment:

  1. Me too. I participate in two online book clubs at Goodreads: Shelfari 1001 (started by refugees from Shelfari Group 1,001 Books You Must Read Before you Die) and the Catholic Book Club. Though I wouldn't elope with Dickens, Tolkien or Dante, but would give up an arm to sit at dinner with them.