I loved something I made up, something that’s just as dead as Melly is. I made a...– Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
it should be illegal to be this adorable
This is love, she thought, isn’t it? When you notice someone’s...– Jonathan Safron Foer
TEXTBOOK: LUCREZIA BORGIA, ITALY →
textbook: 1. “I don’t think my father, the guardian of the Catholic faith, would be too pleased to hear about this.” 2. “You know who’s looking fine tonight?” “Cesare Borgia” “Okay, you did not just say that, he is your brother” “What? He’s a good kisser.” 3. “She has two painted portraits and a silver carriage” Weird how relevant Mean Girls is to her. Ha.
Like so many before me, I am fascinated by the tale of Peter Pan, the romantic idea of an endless childhood amongst the magical playground of Neverland. But, like so many, my mind’s image of Peter Pan had always been that of an endearing, puckish prankster, the undue influence of too many Disney films and peanut-butter commercials. That is, until I read the original Peter Pan, and then I...