Sunday, January 17, 2010

Let The Great World Spin, some great quotes

Colum McCann's lovely prose...subtle and graceful.

I especially loved these two quotes:

"Revolving doors pushed quarters of conversation out into the street."

"The watchers below pulled in their breath at once.  The air felt suddenly shared. The man above was a word they seemed to know, though they had not heard it before."


  1. Have you had a chance to read "the girl who played with fire" yet? If not, it is just as fabulous as the first one! I think I'm going to have to break down and order the third book from the U.K. I wish the American publishers would hurry up with the release!

    Great blog by the way! I'm still learning and playing around with settings and trying to figure everything out...i'll get there =]

    Happy Reading!

  2. Among the many chestnuts that come popping out at you from this book: "... everyone knows where they are from when they know where it is they want to be buried." [see pg. 339]