"And here I sit so patiently
Waiting to find out what price
You have to pay to get out of
Going through all these things twice"
-- Bob Dylan
"I was there when it happened
And so I guess...
"Ring out the bells again
Like we did when spring began
Wake me up when September ends"
-Billy Joe Armstrong (Green Day)
With the tsunami of media leading into the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday, it seems impossible that an author could come up with...
"Play the game, you know you can't quit until it's won
Soldier on, only you can do what must be done
You know in some way you're a lot like me
You're just a prisoner and you're trying to break...
"Why me Lord?
What have I ever done?
To deserve even one of the pleasures I've known"
I am ecstatic. I've lost over 100 pounds in six and a half months past my gastric sleeve weight...
Billy Beane: "Where'd you go to school?"
Peter Brand: "Yale. I went to Yale."
Billy Beane: "What'd you study?"
Peter Brand: "Economics. I studied economics."
Billy Beane: "Economics and baseball. You're funny, Pete."
- From the...
"It's the hammer of justice
It's the bell of freedom
It's a song about love between my
Brothers and my sisters
All over this land"
Look at this biographical summary, and who do you think...
"You're the meaning of my life
You're the inspiration"
Elizabeth Whitt, a communications major at Eastern Kentucky University from Richmond, Kentucky, has the maturity of a 40-year-old in the body of a woman who just turned 21. It's a...
The Story of My Teeth, on every level, is obsessed with artifice and the slipperiness of identity. Now translated by Christina MacSweeney, in collaboration with Luiselli, the book mimics her own play with authorial identity. In the book, Gustavo Sánchez Sánchez, also known as Highway, claims to be writing a “dental autobiography,” though the question of whose words we’re actually reading later becomes complicated.