The first sentence is the most important part of a book, or so I'm told. I took photos of five of my favorite books and then added the first sentence. Some of them came out very well, like I am Legend, which is fittingly creepy. These were all made with an iPad app called Over.
I'm just finishing up Elmore Leonard's short story collection, Fire in the Hole. The book has nine stories that are all of the very highest quality and I bought it for two main reasons: I wanted to get a taste for Mr. Leonard, whom I had not read before and... it contains a short story, Fire… Continue reading The Best Writing of the Week | Elmore Leonard
In the back of my copy of Fahrenheit 451 there is a chapter called Coda, in which Ray Bradbury gives would-be censors a piece of his mind. It includes the following: "In sum, do not insult me with the beheadings, finger-choppings or the lung-deflations you plan for my works. I need my head to shake… Continue reading To Ray Bradbury