First Words

First Words

“Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, inventor of the corn flake and peanut butter, not to mention caramel-cereal coffee, Bromose, Nuttolene and some seventy-five other gastrically correct foods, paused to level his gaze on the heavyset woman in the front row.” The Road to Wellville T. Coraghessan Boyle Read more

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“It was the summer of 1923, the summer I came down from Cambridge, when despite my aunt’s wishes that I return to Shropshire, I decided that my future lay in the capital and took up a small flat at Number 14b Bedford Gardens in Kensington.” When We Were Orphans Kazuo Ishiguro Read more

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“Acid flowed at the table more often than wine and had long since ceased to cause Lily alarm; her attention remained on the soup even as Father asked, ‘Does the thought of me still pain your head, love?’” Sea Change S.M. Wheeler Read more