Book Beginnings: 8/19/11

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by A Few More Pages. I’m finally reading John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces! It’s part of my Pulitzer Project, but it’s also a book that I’ve been wanting to read for about seven years, ever since it was referenced in Sideways (love that movie!). This is from theContinue reading “Book Beginnings: 8/19/11”

Book Beginnings: 4/22/11

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by A Few More Pages. The first line of The Pale King by David Foster Wallace: Past the flannel plains and blacktop graphs and skylines of canted rust, and past the tobacco-brown river overhung with weeping trees and coins of sunlight through them on the water downriver, to the placeContinue reading “Book Beginnings: 4/22/11”