Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Dar.


Danubia: A Person...
Rate this book
Clear rating

  (page 201 of 550)
11 hours, 29 min ago

A Good Time to Be...
Rate this book
Clear rating

Salman Rushdie
“Nobody has the right to not be offended. That right doesn't exist in any declaration I have ever read.

If you are offended it is your problem, and frankly lots of things offend lots of people.

I can walk into a bookshop and point out a number of books that I find very unattractive in what they say. But it doesn't occur to me to burn the bookshop down. If you don't like a book, read another book. If you start reading a book and you decide you don't like it, nobody is telling you to finish it.

To read a 600-page novel and then say that it has deeply offended you: well, you have done a lot of work to be offended.”
Salman Rushdie

John Hodgman
“Stories make sense when so much around us is senseless, and perhaps what makes them most comforting is that while life goes on and pain goes on, stories do us the favor of ending.”
John Hodgman

Philip Pullman
“We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.”
Philip Pullman

year in books
362 books | 9 friends

399 books | 205 friends

Amanda ...
654 books | 35 friends

Pat Kelly
148 books | 20 friends

Lucky B...
402 books | 40 friends

Doreen ...
522 books | 21 friends

325 books | 42 friends

208 books | 51 friends

More friends…
The Blondes by Emily Schultz
Best Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
3,601 books — 25,640 voters
Going Bovine by Libba Bray
Trippy Books
827 books — 975 voters


Polls voted on by Dar

Lists liked by Dar