Tag Archives: Dostoevsky

2015 Books Read

Even I am impressed with how much I read this year. Along the course of the year, occasionally I’d think to myself, “Good job, Sheila, with your Self-Imposed Reading Plan!” I’ve read a lot of new novels (not really my … Continue reading

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Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve been working on this list for a couple of weeks. I also plan on doing Non-Fiction and other categories in my out-of-control library. Some authors are represented multiple times. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. … Continue reading

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“I Am A Sick Man. I Am A Wicked Man.” Underground Man Hits Youtube

A review of Yale Rep’s production of Notes from Underground which sounds absolutely fascinating. If that crazy narcissistic character were alive today, he would most definitely have a Youtube channel, and I bet it would be quite popular. From the … Continue reading

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Notes From Underground, by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Destroy my desires, eradicate my ideals, show me something better, and I will follow you. You may say I’m not worth bothering with; in that case, I can say exactly the same to you. We are talking seriously. And if … Continue reading

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“the great healing chapter of the brothers Karamazov”

“[I have been] weeping steadily because once again I had come to the great healing chapter of the brothers Karamazov. It always chokes me up and fills me with a love of mankind which sometimes lasts till noon of the … Continue reading

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Book Meme: Pick One

Hard to pick one answer for each. Got this from Ted. One book you’re currently reading: I am only reading one. I cannot read fiction right now. I can barely read, if you want to know the truth, but I … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Brothers Karamazov ” (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: The Brothers Karamazov – by Fyodor Dostoyevsky – oh, and the link I provided there does not go to the translation I read. I read the Constance Garnett translation – on purpose – she really … Continue reading

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The Books: “Crime and Punishment” (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Crime and Punishment – by Fyodor Dostoyevsky As per usual, I always get a little bit nervous when I realize that one of my favorite books is next on the shelf. How to talk about … Continue reading

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“the great healing chapter”

[I have been] weeping steadily because once again I had come to the great healing chapter of the Brothers Karamazov. It always chokes me up and fills me with a love of mankind which sometimes lasts till noon of the … Continue reading

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“suppose they had shot Dostoevsky?”

Dostoevsky by Charles Bukowski against the wall, the firing squad ready. then he got a reprieve. suppose they had shot Dostoevsky? before he wrote all that? I suppose it wouldn’t have mattered not directly. there are billions of people who … Continue reading

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