why we read

On the bus ride to the farmer's market, I was thinking about why we read literature. Of course, there are so many different reasons that we read, and many of these reasons sometimes contrast themselves. Some people read to escape, some read to feel, some read for pure enjoyment, some read for experiencing different worlds, [...]

franny and zooey – j.d. salinger

Rating: 5/5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 There aren't a lot of books that, after I finish, immediately want to reread. Franny and Zooey has become one of my favorite reads of 2019, and quite potentially one of my favorite books ever. Franny and Zooey is divided into two parts: the first centers around Franny having a sort of breakdown at dinner [...]