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David Nicholls

She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it’s going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery. —  David Nicholls, One… Continue reading David Nicholls

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Elizabeth Scott

I’ve been taught that love is beautiful and kind, but it isn’t like that at all. It is beautiful, but it’s a terrible beauty, a ruthless one, and you fall-you fall, and the thing is – The thing is you want to. You don’t care what’s coming you just want who your heart beats for.… Continue reading Elizabeth Scott

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Paul Auster

You think it will never happen to you, that it cannot happen to you, that you are the only person in the world to whom none of these things will ever happen, and then, one by one, they all begin to happen to you, in the same way they happen to everyone else. Your bare… Continue reading Paul Auster

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