On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
The Paris Wife
The Thirteenth Tale
The Idiot
Eat, Pray, Love
Crime and Punishment
A Moveable Feast
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
All She Wrote (Holmes & Moriarity, #2)
Somebody Killed His Editor (Holmes & Moriarity, #1)
A Room of One's Own
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThe Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
Books about Books and Authors
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Puerto Rican Authors
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Midlife Crisis Novels
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Black Speculative Fiction
229 books — 77 voters

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Indie Writers Unite!
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Jorge Luis Borges
Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I'd rather boast about the ones I've read.
Jorge Luis Borges

Junot Díaz
In order to write the book you want to write, in the end you have to become the person you need to become to write that book.
Junot Díaz

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