Doublets: Memory as Literature

atkins-bookshelf-quotations“Every man’s memory is his private literature.”

Alders Huxley (1894-1963), British writer and philosopher. Huxley’s best known work is Brave New World.

“A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it. It leaves no fossils, except perhaps in fiction.”

Carol Shields (1932-2003), American-born Canadian short story writer and novelist. Her novel, The Stone Diaries, published in 1993, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

 

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