"Nothing much. Reading a book by some dead white female."
Stephen King: The Bookstore
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"Well, it works for Susan Sontag."
"Is there any Robert Frost in the house?"
"Someone to collect your works, dear."
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"Very few new ideas come into Arthur's head anymore. He's living on his fat."
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Dickens' First Encounter with a Martini
Don Quixote in the Hamptons
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"Some say the world will end in noodles, some say in rice."
"I'll thank you not to quote Yeats, Godel, or any other reminders of college loan debt."
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"Whoa! Move over, Thoreau."
"Virginia Woolf meets 'Car Talk.'"
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Kafka, Age Ten
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3:00 PM MEET THE AUTHOR. . .
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Death of Salesperson
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"Infusion break, honey bun."
Edit the Author 6-7
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"Dusk was Victor Hugo's favorite part of the day, too."
Sue the Author 3PM
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Ms. Bronte has a bad Eyre day.
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"I have a love of words, too."
"Are you familiar with the poetry of John Donne?"
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"You may already be a Nobel Prize winner!"
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"I think it's unquestionably the finest letter you've ever written to the 'Yale Alumni Magazine.'"
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