Author of the popular The BookThief (2005), Markus Zusak, is coming out with a new novel this month. Bridge of Clay (2018) is being published by Doubleday.
“I’ve just always loved books, and I love the idea that we’re all just really made of stories. I do also like the idea that anyone can love books. Books don’t care how educated you are or what you do for a living.”
It’s the third week of classes and everyone is starting to get back into their own schedule of working. For those who recently just moved to the Big Apple, or moved back, many authors have a lot to say about it. However, Walt Whitman, a past resident of Long Island and Brooklyn, has something unique to say about the place that most of us are calling “home”.
“There is no place like it, no place with an atom of its glory, pride, and exultancy. It lays its hand upon a man’s bowels; he grows drunk with ecstasy; he grows young and full of glory, he feels that he can never die.” — Walt Whitman