249 Followers
22 Following
maven

Maven Books

Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

Currently reading

Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz
Omer Bartov
The Island of Dr. Moreau
H.G. Wells
How German Is It (Wie Deutsch Ist Es)

"You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different worlds on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write."

--Annie Proulx

 

 

(From Annie Proulx, The Art of Fiction No. 199, The Paris Review)