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A Room of One's Own (Annotated)
A Room of One's Own (Annotated) | Virginia Woolf
In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister: a sister equal to Shakespeare in talent, equal in genius, but whose legacy is radically different.This imaginary woman never writes a word and dies by her own hand, her genius unexpressed. But if only she had found the means to create, urges Woolf, she would have reached the same heights as her immortal sibling. In this classic essay,Virginia Woolf takes on the establishment, using her gift of language to dissect the world around her and give a voice to those who have none. Her message is simple: A woman must have a fixed income and a room of her own in order to have the freedom to create. Annotated and with an introduction by Susan Gubar
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derr.liz
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"I do not believe that gifts, whether of mind or character, can be weighed like sugar or butter."

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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyNov19 Day 14: #Money
I think I just may have to read this book for our #WomenReadWomen2019

Cathythoughts 👍🏻❤️ 3w
Blaire I reread this recently and it holds up and is very worth reading. 3w
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GatheringBooks
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Qpri 👏👏👏 1mo
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Reviewsbylola
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The Persephone Biannually arrived yesterday! I am definitely adding their new title Expiation to my list. 😍

saresmoore I‘ve been resisting opening the envelope. Would it be crazy to ask my family for an all-Persephone Christmas? 🙃 1mo
LeahBergen @saresmoore Oh my!!! That would be perfect!! 😍😍 1mo
LeahBergen @Reviewsbylola I‘ve already ordered both of the non-Woolf books. 🤭 1mo
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Mdargusch Did we get a bookmark? I haven‘t opened mine yet! 1mo
Reviewsbylola That sounds like the perfect idea to me! @saresmoore 1mo
Reviewsbylola Omg I‘m so jealous!! @LeahBergen 1mo
emilyhaldi Why don't I get this?!?! 3w
Reviewsbylola I think you can request it on their website! @emilyhaldi 3w
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My updated reading nook with new chair and chaise (well...the new furniture is in the living room so my reading nook got a facelift with the old furniture). Much more comfy ❤️

(Photobombing courtesy of Felix)

megnews Ooh...love that chair 2mo
Sace What a bright, cheerful space! 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Cosy. Love it. 2mo
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Eggs Love love love 💕 2mo
JackOBotts Beautiful space! Enjoy, enjoy! 2mo
marleed Pretty! 2mo
Soubhiville That‘s so nice! It looks like a very relaxing space 🤗 2mo
Tanisha_A Loooove that chair 2mo
Itchyfeetreader Love this 2mo
cathysaid @megnews @Tanisha_A Thanks! Got it a few years ago at American Signature 2mo
cathysaid @Sace @erzascarletbookgasm @Eggs @JackOBotts @marleed @Soubhiville @itchyfeetreader Thanks everyone! I was inspired by all the lovely pics I see here. 💕 2mo
BarbaraBB It looks absolutely perfect! 2mo
Ddzmini Love it 🙌🏽📖😋 2mo
TheSpineView Wonderful! 🧡📖 2mo
Lauram I see kitty eyeing the reading chair. 😁 (edited) 2mo
cathysaid @Lauram oh yes...he‘s probably determining whether it has enough cat hair for today. 2mo
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Joyfulmimi
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I now have this thing for Virginia Woolf. I think she‘s amazingly brilliant. I so agree with all of her viewpoints in this essay and I like her as a person. Like Toni Morrison, one has to understand and grasp her way of thinking and her use of language. I loved that challenge and now I am all in, ready to read all of her novels. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

KathyWheeler My favorite novel of hers is Orlando. 3mo
Leftcoastzen Love Virginia! She was amazing! 3mo
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Joyfulmimi
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I am loving this conversation with Virginia Woolf, taking place inside of her head. Oh, if only I could stay here and read this in one sitting.

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dawn-pInk
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So inspirational. Woolf breaks down why it‘s been so difficult for women writers to thrive and dispels sexists ideas of the time period. Quick. Motivational. A must for writers and Woolf fans. 5 out of 5 on GR

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BibliovoreSarah
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rather_be_reading totally! 4mo
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Kayla.Adriena
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Experimenting around with one of my favorite quotes! 🧡💛💚💜💙

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Connster
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I blasted through this over the course of a couple of days. All of the themes are as relevant for women in 2019 as they were when Virginia Woolf wrote about them. Some fantastic ideas and insights.

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Connster
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Back to feminism and social justice for the afternoon, while listening to my 500-song playlist on Spotify. The tea is white tea, hence the paleness. It‘s not something I‘ve tried before, so I‘m looking forward to drinking it!

Emilymdxn Great book, great mug and great plan for an afternoon! 7mo
Connster @Emilymdxn I concur! 😁 7mo
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If one shuts one‘s eyes and thinks of the novel as a whole, it would seem to be a creation owning a certain looking-glass likeness to life, though of course with simplification and distortions innumerable.

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dalma_st_paul
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???Happy International Women's Day Litsy! I wish every female writer to have, as Virginia Woolf have said a "Room of Her Own" to create worlds of her own. So I am happy to present female author who I'll be reading this year from horror to fantasy through science, romance to crime and scifi. There is no form of literature that is particularly male or female there are only good texts and bad texts. #shewhowrites makes the world a better place!

Freespirit You'll love Rebecca I'm sure😊 9mo
dalma_st_paul Thanks @Freespirit I'm fairly sure as well 💕 9mo
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imitelis
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Happy Women's Day!

Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🌸 9mo
imitelis Thanks 9mo
Becker I always struggled with Virginia Woolf until I read this. Then I fell in love 🥰 9mo
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyMar19 Day 8: Anonymous = #Woman. Arise, women! Step out of obscurity and locked rooms, and come into your own.

wordzie Super❤ 9mo
TheAliceEvers ❤️ 9mo
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Bertha_Mason
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Extremely disappointing on a second read, but I expected that.

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Bertha_Mason
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Rereading this one, since I read it almost ten years ago.

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SShiney
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Awesome read! I had to pace myself to give myself time to absorb it and get into her complex sentence structures. It motivates me as a writer and as a woman. I get to discuss it in my writing group on Sunday!

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Q84
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Mehso-so

I'm not sure what to rate this one. It is very clear about how writing as a woman back then was something of a rare thing due to financial situation and men being a more favorable author. But at the same time this book was also very good but boring. I guess it was so so for me. I think it was probably something very great for previous time periods as it was more relevant.

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Leftcoastzen
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“A woman must have money and a #room of her own if she is to write fiction.”
#room #QuotsyJan19

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emilyhaldi
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Virginia Woolf is my pick for #booked2019 #newtoyouauthor 🙈 it‘s about time I guess!
#lavieboheme
#musicalnewyear
#thatsalotofhashtags

saresmoore I hope you love her! But you might hate her... 11mo
Kimberlone I have that same version of Dalloway but my copy is falling apart! 11mo
BarbaraBB You‘re going to read both? Good luck, I always have a hard time reading her 😬😘 11mo
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vivastory I loved Orlando & have been meaning to read more of her work 11mo
emilyhaldi @BarbaraBB nah, just starting with one 😉 then I'll go from there! 11mo
batsy These covers 😍😍 11mo
Tanisha_A @batsy Seriously! 😍 11mo
Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB Such a hard time, I agree! 11mo
Cinfhen I think they would also work for #Booked2019 #publicDomain 11mo
Megabooks I need to read her too! 11mo
britt_brooke I read To the Lighthouse last year and could not handle her stream of consciousness. It works for me with some books, but really, really didn‘t with that one. I‘m reluctant to try any of her other books. I‘ll be curious to see what you think. Good luck!! 11mo
Reviewsbylola Good luck. That‘s all I‘m gonna say. 11mo
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tournevis
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batsy I got Chekhov. Something about lying in a hammock in the Russian countryside, drinking champagne, and thinking about the meaning of life 😆🥂 11mo
tournevis @batsy Heehee 11mo
BiblioLitten @batsy sounds gooood😊🥂 11mo
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BiblioLitten I got Woolf too. 11mo
batsy @BiblioLitten We lucked out with our soul mates 😁 11mo
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allisontshannon
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beautiful. makes me long for things i may never have.

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Amanda.T
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Litsy Family- I‘ve missed you all. Life has been very rough recently. In short, divorce sucks. However, today I‘m celebrating getting the key to my very own place. This will be my first time living alone and I‘m excited to make this little place feel like home. That will of course include lots of books. I can‘t wait to dive back into reading and chat with all of you again.

DGRachel Congrats on the new place! 11mo
Amanda.T @DGRachel Thank you! 💕 11mo
Megabooks I hope your new home is awesome!! 11mo
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mdm139 Congrats on your new home! Try to think of it as a new chapter in your life, maybe even your best chapter. You will find out how strong and independant you can be and what a good example that will be for your kiddo. 11mo
Texreader Congratulations and good luck! Very excited for you!! 11mo
JoScho Yay for you! A new place is a new beginning 💕 11mo
Cconnolly I‘ve been in similar circumstances, take time to get to know “you”! 11mo
britt_brooke 💚💚💚 11mo
Amanda.T @Megabooks Thank you! 💕 11mo
Eggs A triumph! Congratulations on your new place🎉🎈 11mo
Amanda.T @mdm139 Thanks Melanie. I‘m looking forward to the independence. I owe you a letter with my new address soon. 💕 11mo
Amanda.T @Eggs Thank you! 💕 11mo
Amanda.T @Cconnolly Thank you! I can‘t wait to get started. 💕 11mo
Amanda.T @Texreader Thank you! 💕 11mo
Amanda.T @JoScho Thank you! 💕 11mo
Melissa_J Congrats on the new place, and on starting out on your own. I‘m sure it won‘t take you long to get all settled in, and surround yourself with things you love (like books 📚). 11mo
BennettBookworm ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
BookishTrish Congratulations on a new beginning. Hugs. 11mo
laurenbescoby Hugs your way, congrats on the new place! Make it yours ❤️x 11mo
Amanda.T @Melissa_J Thank you! 💕 11mo
Amanda.T @BennettBookworm 💓💓💓 11mo
Amanda.T @BookishTrish Thank you! 💕 11mo
Amanda.T @laurenbescoby Thank you! I‘m looking forward to it. 💕 11mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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JoScho ❤️❤️❤️ 11mo
kspenmoll 🙌🏻💕 11mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Oh yes! 11mo
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Ruthiella Perfect!😍 11mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻💗 11mo
Blaire Yes!!! 11mo
whatsthEStorey I‘ve never heard this before, and I LOVE it! Thanks for sharing! 💛💛💛 11mo
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JLaurenceCohen

This book made me a feminist. Woolf argues that writing is impossible without a certain degree of financial independence which, historically, women often lacked.

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emilyhaldi
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After a brief hiatus, I'm attempting to jump back on the monthly challenge train 🚂 #December is my favorite month, and also a busy one! So after already modifying my aggressive Goodreads goal once, I'm still not sure I can finish 16 more books by end of year to meet my new goal 😳 Bottom 3 are currently in progress and I tried to select some slimmer versions for the balance. Wish me luck! 😅🎄🎁☃️🎅🏼
#winterwonderland

batsy Pond, Elmet, Florida and Down Below all on my TBR too ... Someday 😅 12mo
TrishB Elmet on mine too (thanks to Cindy!). The Gabaldon ones are never a small read! (edited) 12mo
Cinfhen Your tree is stunning!!!!! And welcome back ❣️❣️❣️❣️ 12mo
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emilyhaldi 🎄 credit goes to @Mdargusch 😉 but hoping to move into our new place next week! 🙏🏻 @Cinfhen 12mo
emilyhaldi @TrishB I definitely didn‘t pick the best time to start the Gabaldon 😂 12mo
Ruthiella Ellen Foster is a pretty quick one and good I thought. 😀 12mo
Moray_Reads Perfect picture 😍 12mo
Reviewsbylola You got this! 💪🏻 12mo
emilyhaldi I started that one this morning!! 😊 @Ruthiella 12mo
Centique Your tree is so pretty! 12mo
LeahBergen Pretty! 12mo
JennyM You can do this - beautiful tree 🌲 12mo
Megabooks Nice stack! You can do it! 🎄🎄 12mo
CoverToCoverGirl Luck! 😉 12mo
BarbaraBB You‘re moving next week and have planned to read all these books 😳? Love your ambition 😀. And the tree is gorgeous😘 (edited) 12mo
emilyhaldi Lol @BarbaraBB Atleast everything has been packed and ready to go for a year ❗️in my parents garage so I only have unpacking to do 😉😅 12mo
Mdargusch Good luck! That tree is pretty! 💁🏼‍♀️ 12mo
Kalalalatja Great photo 👌 and good luck with the move! 12mo
BarbaraBB @emilyhaldi Oh you must be sooo looking forward to that unpacking! Exciting times! Good luck with that, between reading all these books 😀😉😘 12mo
britt_brooke I loved Stephen Florida so much! Pretty photo. 💚 12mo
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catsuit_mango
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So work Christmas diner has a theme... Historical persons. I don't like to dress up and my interests are usually too weird for my coworkers,i'm pretty sure nobody will recognise who I'm supposed to be. Most of them never heard of Virginia Woolfe ;)

Awk_Word_Smith I mean “who‘s afraid of Virginia Woolf” anyway? 12mo
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📖Room of Ones Own
✍️Arthur Rimbaud
📽Reds
📺Rescue Me
🍚Rice,I love rice! Risotto! Yum
#manicmonday #letterr

JoScho Rescue Me was great! 13mo
Leftcoastzen @JoScho I crush on Denis Leary! (edited) 13mo
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyNov18 Day 9: The #freedom of thought, will, and expression is not always a given, unfortunately - despite our best intentions, and regardless of what Woolf said here.

Soozee ❤️ 13mo
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jadair19
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“And then I went on very warily, on the very tips of my toes (so cowardly am I, so afraid of the lash that was once almost laid on my own shoulders), to murmur that she should learn to laugh without bitterness at the vanities - say rather the peculiarities, for it is a less offensive word - of the other sex. For there is a spot the size of a shilling at the back of the head which one can never see for oneself.”

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jadair19
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It wasn‘t a feminist rant and it wasn‘t a pity-party by a man-hater but a collection a really encouraging thoughts for women. Woolf didn‘t accuse or excuse. She simply offered her own thoughts on the station of women and how they can help themselves. I thought it was great.

CoffeeNBooks I have a copy of this on my TBR shelf- I really need to read it soon! 14mo
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Cathythoughts
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Hi Jessie, yes , Book Mail Days are the best days. Thankyou so very much for these beautifully chosen books. Chocs ! And stickers. You are so kind , my day has been made ... & yes I‘m off for the afternoon & will take your advice & snuggle up & read more. Thankyou my friend ! Thankyou X

LeahBergen How lovely! 💕 1y
Cathythoughts @LeahBergen yes ❤️ lovely gifts 🎁 1y
erzascarletbookgasm Enjoy, dear 😊😘 1y
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm thankyou , I will. I love the books you have chosen... perfect ❤️ 1y
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TheAnitaAlvarez
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This book changed my life when I first read it as a budding 16yo feminist. It help me start questioning what I was reading and studying, as well as what women‘s roles were and how they affected me. Despite being written about ninety years ago, it still feels current, which is very sad and frustrating. But Woolf is a fantastic writer and her work is thought provoking and fascinating. A must read for everyone.

#RoryGilmoresReadingChallenge

ValPenny This was recommended to me by a friend a couple of years ago. Inciteful & forward thinking despite its age. Beautifully written too. 1y
BarbaraBB Great review😘 1y
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ephemeralwaltz
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To all the women who deserved a #roomwithaview but didn't have it 💜💜

#SeptemberDanes @Cinfhen @Kalalalatja

Cathythoughts Perfectly perfect ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
Kalalalatja 🙌🙌🙌 #preach 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 1y
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youneverarrived 💜💜 1y
Cinfhen Perfect 🙌🏻❤️ 1y
ephemeralwaltz @Kalalalatja @Cinfhen darlings could either of you repost the challenge? I somehow wrote some of the prompts down but forgot to take a screenshot!! Xxx 1y
Kalalalatja Of course, I‘ll post it now 😘 1y
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Nutmegnc
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A Room of One‘s Own, combined with The Awakening by Kate Chopin were transformative for me as a young adult. #agameoffavorites @WhiskeyMistress @ErinSueG

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jmofo
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“I would venture a guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.” #agameoffavorites challenge Virginia Woolf is one of my favorite authors to read and she inspires me to write better. It is interesting to read that she was reportedly over the moon about Dostoyevsky‘s writing.

TheKidUpstairs I read my first Woolf earlier this year, and absolutely loved her writing. Such beautiful sentences. 1y
jmofo @TheKidUpstairs I think my first completed Woolf was Orlando. I started with Mrs Dalloway but was too young to appreciate it to finish at the time but everything about Orlando delighted my young self. I read To the Lighthouse last year and I think I‘ll be studying that one for the rest of my writing life. 1y
ErinSueMreads I love a room of ones own!! Fabulous choice. 1y
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Trashcanman She also loved Marcel Proust's writing. 13mo
jmofo @Trashcanman I have been wanting to read him. Perhaps, 2019 will be the year I begin that endeavour! 13mo
Trashcanman Hugs 13mo
jmofo @Trashcanman hugs to you, my friend, my friend 13mo
jmofo @Trashcanman have you read any V Woolf? 13mo
Trashcanman @jmofo I've read Jacob's room years ago and just this year A Room of one's own. 13mo
jmofo @Trashcanman that‘s nice to know. She‘s one of my heroes. To the Lighthouse is my favorite but I still have a few to read 13mo
Trashcanman @jmofo ❤️😶 13mo
jmofo @Trashcanman 🐙 (edited) 13mo
jmofo @Trashcanman 🤗🖤🐙 13mo
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angela_fi13
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Ok, this is my last book. I think I‘m done for today. I made a total of 8 h 30 m reading. I wished I made at least 12 hours, but I had a very busy weekend,so maybe next time.
Thank you @24in48 it was really fun!!

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cariashley
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I‘m at 11 hours, 45 minutes and have just finished my third book. Woolf‘s essay is expansive and prescient and just as relevant 90 years later. Can‘t believe I held on to this for so long without reading it. #24in48

BarbaraBB Great picture! 1y
cariashley @BarbaraBB thank you! ☺️ 1y
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TheKidUpstairs
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"If ever a mind was incandescent, unimpeded, I thought, turning again to the bookcase, it was Shakespeare's mind"

#incandescent #QuotsyJuly18 @TK-421

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sofiaga
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My #Nobelistas Bookclub is reaching its goal of reading one by book by each of the 14 women who had won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Afterwards we are changing our name to #lamitaddelestante (half the bookshelf). We are sticking to reading just works by women and I am curating the book selections. These are our first 5 books, starting with a gorgeous illustrated edition of a A Room‘s of One Own translated into Spanish by Jorge Luis Borges.

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Devyn
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Because I mentioned welcoming a new puppy to the family, I‘ve got to share her, right? This is Virginia Woof, though we call her Ginny. She‘s 14 weeks old today! We know her Mom was a blue heeler but Dad is a mystery. Thus far though she‘s a heeler through and through. Prepare for all the puppy pictures 🐶

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PulchraBee
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woooooo! this bisexual feminist is going and will never stop! read! virgina woolf is amazing and so smart and brilliant

Bklover Hey welcome to Litsy!! 1y
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Graywacke
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My first Woolf. She has a point to make in these essays, but first, what a writer, what a voice. She rages against the history of sexism with class and structured precision, but it‘s all done playfully and with a protracted just-barely-concealed snark. But first she disarms the reader, bringing us in and getting us thinking, and then she talks about books.

Also 4 short stories at the end, including The New Dress, which I‘m still thinking about.

Weaponxgirl Damnit mine didn't have the short stories! I loved this too and only just read it this month. Now determined to try one of her novels again this month 1y
Graywacke @Weaponxgirl it really inspired me too. I‘m looking forward to trying one of her novels. 1y
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Graywacke
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Trying this, started this am. Also, trying out Libby

Problems I‘m having with Libby, vs Overdrive:

1. Can‘t view available books on wishlist
2. Can‘t find isbn
3. Duration is given as an approximate. Why? Why say approximately 5 hours, if the app knows it‘s 5:02:33?
4. Extra click to go backwards 15 seconds.
5. Bookmarks don‘t show % (but you can find it)
6. When you click the bookmark, there is no way to hide the note

Graywacke 7. I‘m having to figure a lot of stuff out. Not intuitive.

But it does have a lot of extra options too
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Graywacke On different note, I didn‘t get the Ali Smith intro it lists on the cover. 😐 1y
Graywacke But, enough complaining. This is my first Woolf and she‘s brilliant and precise and I‘m loving this and fascinated. 1y
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Weaponxgirl I'm annoyed about not seeing my wish list transported either too! Anyone know if this can be fixed? 1y
Weaponxgirl Also glad your enjoying a room of ones own, I just read it recently and loved it. It's inspired me to just buy aphra behn to give a read 😀 1y
Graywacke @Weaponxgirl yes, separate complaint, I now have two wishlists on two different apps. Very annoying... 1y
Weaponxgirl @Graywacke I really don't want to start again with mine, apparently I've wish listed about 1000 books 😱 1y
Graywacke @Weaponxgirl but my main complaint was that the good books are usually checked out. In overdrive I can list all the books in my wishlist that are available to checkout right now. I can‘t do that in Libby. 1y
Weaponxgirl I hadn't even checked that feature yet, I just got annoyed with the app. One feature it has I like though was telling me how long it will be roughly for when a book I put on hold will come in. 1y
Graywacke @Weaponxgirl yes! I like that too! 1y
iporto Hey @Graywacke ! That's why real books made of paper are the best! Lol 😁. I've read this book last year, and was my first attempt reading Virginia Woolf in english (I've read a few, but always in portuguese). This book is amazing! I wish you a really good time with It! 1y
Graywacke @iporto I took some time to adapt to audiobooks. At first I was resistant, then I came around. It‘s a different experience, and surprisingly can really add to a book. And I can take them in while sitting in traffic driving. 🙂 But I think I agree paper is actually better. 😁 1y
Graywacke @iporto and Hi 👋 1y
Liz_M I can't comment on Libby, but I did enjoy the tagged book. Sadly so much of what she had to say is still relevant. 1y
Graywacke @Liz_M yeah, painfully relevant. (But not so eloquently stated recently.) 1y
iporto @Graywacke i'll give it a try sometime.. 😂. And how is your experience with Mrs Woolf? Liking it so far? 1y
Graywacke @iporto Woolf is so elegant, in that British way of her era. She‘s a joy to listen to. 1y
iporto @Graywacke that she is! I really enjoy reading her works. I have The Waves and her Selected Letters on my TBR. Can't wait for the hollidays to put my reading challenge on track again.. 1y
Graywacke @iporto I didn‘t realize she was such a great stylist. Now that I know I would probably like anything she wrote, I‘m interested in those letters. Thanks for highlighting them, and cool you have read them. 1y
iporto @Graywacke I kind of collect her books. I'm far from completing it, but one day I'll get there. Her writing is unique. 1y
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A Room of One's Own | Virginia Woolf
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I am trying to control the amount of books I buy and also read some of the books I have previously bought. I am supposed to buy a new one for every two books read. This was good, but I already owe myself a couple of books read. However, it helps me not get out of control when I go to the bookstore.