Quotation Monday #156: Predicting the future

Everything in the universe, and everything of man, would be registered at a distance as it was produced. In this way a moving image of the world will be established, a true mirror of his memory. From a distance, everyone will be able to read text, enlarged and limited to the desired subject, projected on… Continue reading Quotation Monday #156: Predicting the future

Nobel Prize of Literature

As a librarian, I must admit to being woefully behind on my reading of the Nobel laureates. I’ve read works by Bjørnson (1903), Kipling (1907), Lagerlöf (1909), Hamsun (1920), Yeats (1923), Shaw (1925), Undset (1928), Buck (1938), Eliot (1948), Faulkner (1949), Hemingway (1954), Steinbeck (1962), Beckett (1969), Golding (1983), Gordimer (1991), Morrison (1993), Heaney (1995),… Continue reading Nobel Prize of Literature