Emily Ding

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

https://emydeewrites.substack.com
https://www.goodreads.com/emydeewrites

The Interestings
Emily Ding is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Business of B...
Emily Ding is currently reading
by Jane Friedman (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
My Dear Bessie: A...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
See all 19 books that Emily is reading…
Book cover for My Kind of Place: Travel Stories from a Woman Who's Been Everywhere
At a time when the world feels chaotic and frightening, writers who go out to see it and describe it seem more important, not less. Even fluffy, expository stories about pretty places matter if people are less inclined to travel, since then ...more

Emily’s Recent Updates

Emily Ding is now following
113936
Emily Ding started reading
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Rate this book
Clear rating
Emily Ding wants to read
Places and Names by Elliot Ackerman
Rate this book
Clear rating
Emily Ding is now following
8344246
Emily Ding wants to read
Dark at the Crossing by Elliot Ackerman
Dark at the Crossing
by Elliot Ackerman (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Emily Ding is now following
7235807
Emily Ding wants to read
Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
Rate this book
Clear rating
Emily Ding wants to read
On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
Rate this book
Clear rating
Emily Ding wants to read
Letters of Note, Volume 2 by Shaun Usher
Rate this book
Clear rating
Emily Ding liked a quote
53490
“Literature is the history of the soul.”
Barry Hannah
More of Emily's books…
Paulo Coelho
“This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Diane Setterfield
“I have always been a reader; I have read at every stage of my life, and there has never been a time when reading was not my greatest joy. And yet I cannot pretend that the reading I have done in my adult years matches in its impact on my soul the reading I did as a child. I still believe in stories. I still forget myself when I am in the middle of a good book. Yet it is not the same. Books are, for me, it must be said, the most important thing; what I cannot forget is that there was a time when they were at once more banal and more essential than that. When I was a child, books were everything. And so there is in me, always, a nostalgic yearning for the lost pleasure of books. It is not a yearning that one ever expects to be fulfilled.”
Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale

Nick Hornby
“Maybe we all live life at too high a pitch, those of us who absorb emotional things all day, and as mere consequence we can never feel merely content: we have to be unhappy, or ecstatically, head-over-heels happy, and those states are difficult to achieve within a stable, solid relationship.”
Nick Hornby, High Fidelity

Louise Erdrich
“We do know that no one gets wise enough to really understand the heart of another, though it is the task of our life to try.”
Louise Erdrich, The Bingo Palace

Toni Morrison
“There is a loneliness that can be rocked. Arms crossed, knees drawn up, holding, holding on, this motion, unlike a ship's, smooths and contains the rocker. It's an inside kind--wrapped tight like skin. Then there is the loneliness that roams. No rocking can hold it down. It is alive. On its own. A dry and spreading thing that makes the sound of one's own feet going seem to come from a far-off place.”
Toni Morrison, Beloved

Yyib badge
Ai Jou
519 books | 145 friends

Christine
839 books | 122 friends

Sonya P...
0 books | 99 friends

Winnie
1,953 books | 161 friends

Luiza S...
0 books | 46 friends

Epigram...
306 books | 843 friends

Elaine ...
291 books | 51 friends

Amir
367 books | 935 friends

More friends…
Great Expectations by Charles DickensFranny and Zooey by J.D. SalingerNever Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroA Little Princess by Frances Hodgson BurnettTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Best Coming of Age Stories
1,045 books — 1,236 voters
Into the Wild by Jon KrakauerTravels with Charley by John SteinbeckTracks by Robyn DavidsonThe Lost City of Z by David GrannWild by Cheryl Strayed
Wanderlust
850 books — 1,134 voters

More…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
0 (0.0%)

correct:
0 (0.0%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

3195125 out of 3195125

streak:
0

best streak:
0

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by Emily

Lists liked by Emily