Tag Archives: Nicholas Mosley

Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve added to this list. I still want to do a Non-Fiction one, eventually, but … you know … time permitting. Some authors are represented multiple times here. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. Don’t read … Continue reading

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7 Weird Reading Facts

Got this from ricki. 1. I am very sensitive to typeface. I will NOT read a book if I find the typeface grating or unfriendly. I have bad eyes, too, so a good typeface is important. Penguin Classics USED to … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: This will be my fourth excerpt from Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley. First excerpt Second excerpt Third excerpt Max takes over the narrative in Chapter 4. He and Eleanor have met, and then he went … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: This will be my third excerpt from Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley. First excerpt Second excerpt It’s been a couple years since I’ve read Hopeful Monsters and I’m really enjoying leafing through the book, reminding … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

Second excerpt from Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley. My first excerpt, and my post about the book itself and what it means to me is here. It’s difficult to talk about the book (although I did manage to post 17,000 … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

I emailed Ted this morning, because it was time to pick up Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley, for my Daily Book Excerpt – and this was the next book on my adult fiction shelves and I was freaked out. Ted … Continue reading

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Ten Books I Couldn’t Live Without

1. Possession – by A.S. Byatt. Like Heather I have read this book probably 4 or 5 times – I just finished it yet again, and every time I come to it – I see different things, I relate to … Continue reading

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Fall 1995: Acting Notebook

Going through all these old notebooks – I came across the notebooks I kept during grad school. At first they start out all work, no play … which is interesting in and of itself – but the notebooks I kept … Continue reading

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The Creepy Mitford Sisters

I’ve always been a bit fascinated by the semi-creepy Mitford family (that is, if I’m guessing right, Nancy, Unity, Decca and Diana. The only one I am not sure about is the one whose head is the highest. That is … Continue reading

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Ark

I thought – oh strange and terrible world, you should not be destroyed! There are people whom you can love and who love you – Just let us know, every now and then, what might be an ark. — Nicholas … Continue reading

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