LightInAugust : "Perhaps they were right putting love in books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else."

LightInAugust : "Perhaps they were right putting love in books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else."

light in august book | Light in August by William Faulkner | 1 Year, 100 Books

#1: Light in August by William Faulkner

light in august book | Light in August by William Faulkner | 1 Year, 100 Books

Faulkner inspired me. He said, "The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past." That remark became my mantra as I wrote my first book. Now I'm thinking about another Faulkner quote as I begin my second book. "Don't be a writer, be writing." Does Pinterest count?

Faulkner inspired me. He said, "The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past." That remark became my mantra as I wrote my first book. Now I'm thinking about another Faulkner quote as I begin my second book. "Don't be a writer, be writing." Does Pinterest count?

But it was as though she were not listening to her own voice, did not intend for the words to have any actual meaning: that final upflare of stubborn and dying summer upon which autumn, the dawning of halfdeath, had come unawares.

But it was as though she were not listening to her own voice, did not intend for the words to have any actual meaning: that final upflare of stubborn and dying summer upon which autumn, the dawning of halfdeath, had come unawares.

My favorite Faulkner book -- maybe even my favorite book ever. Faulkner captures the human condition and the prejudices of man through showing us the lives of ordinary people.

My favorite Faulkner book -- maybe even my favorite book ever. Faulkner captures the human condition and the prejudices of man through showing us the lives of ordinary people.

own this for years should maybe try reading it again :)

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