Illiterati

"Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world." — Angela Carter

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Joel Robison’s Reading Photograpy

Literary Maps by Geoff Sawers

These are literary maps of the UK, USA and Wales designed by Geoff Sawers. They would look great on the wall, and make me feel a little patriotic (God forbid) towards this little island of ours.

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Yes, we who are full to the gorge with misery, should look well around, doubting everything seen, done, spoken, precisely because we have a word for it, and not its alchemy.

This is a quote from Dr Matthew O’Connor in Djuna Barnes’ Nightwood. It’s easily one of my favourite novels after studying it for my dissertation. I should be reviewing/analysing it next week, I’m not sure which yet.