Quote of the Day 020323 — Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck I find it ironic that Pearl uses the “he” pronoun in here being as she is talking about herself. I feel this quote in my bones. Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (b. 6/26/1892 – d. 3/6/1973) was an American writer and novelist. She is best known for The Good Earth a bestselling novel in…

Quote of the Day 020123 — Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Clarissa Pinkola Estés (born January 27, 1945) is a first-generation American writer and Jungian psychoanalyst. She is the author of Women Who Run with the Wolves (1992), which remained on the New York Times bestseller list for 145 weeks and has sold over two million copies. Estés was born in Gary, Indiana, to Emilio Maria…

Quote of the Day 013123 — Haruki Murakami

I’m sure all of us have felt this way at one time or another. Learn more about Haruki from my previous post here.  I’m posting the quotes in the order they are in my goodreads’ saved quotes, so it is only natural that my favorite authors will be repeated towards the top of the list.

Quote of the Day 013023 — Tom Robbins

Another one from Tom Robbins.  Learn more about Tom Robbins from my previous post, here. I’m not sure whether this quote is from one of Tom’s books or I just read it somewhere else, but I never forgot it — and took the advice more than once (even though I still used the old terminology.)…

Quote of the Day 012923 — Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk Charles Michael “Chuck” Palahniuk (b. 2/21/62) is an American novelist who describes his work as transgressional fiction. He has published 19 novels, three nonfiction books, two graphic novels, and two adult coloring books, as well as several short stories. His first published novel was Fight Club, which was adapted into a film of…

Quote of the Day 012823 — Tom Robbins

Tom Robbins Tom Robbins is one of my two most favorite authors of all time (Chuck Palahniuk is the other.) Thomas Eugene Robbins (b.7/22/32) — yes, he will be 91 this year! — is a best-selling and prolific American novelist. His most notable works are “seriocomedies” (also known as “comedy drama”), such as Even Cowgirls…

Quote of the Day 012723 — Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami Good question, but no answer. Good questions never have answers. — Haruki Murakami Haruki Murakami (b. 1/12,49) is a Japanese writer. His novels, essays, and short stories have been bestsellers in Japan and internationally, with his work translated into 50 languages and having sold millions of copies outside Japan. He has received numerous…