Blog Posts - John Steinbeck



"War..."

“Humanity is the spirit of the Supreme Being on earth, and that humanity is standing amidst ruins, hiding its nakedness behind tattered rags, shedding tears upon hollow cheeks, and calling for its children with pitiful voice. But the children are b...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Aug 29, 2016

Free Download: John Steinbeck, "The Grapes of Wrath"

"The Grapes of Wrath" (Excerpts)by John Steinbeck"They breathe profits; they eat the interest on money. If they don't get it, they die the way you die without air, without side-meat." [referring to the banks- CP]"The bank is something more than men,...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 29, 2016

"We're The People..."

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by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 29, 2016

"The Tree-frog..."

"The tree-frog in the high pool in the mountain cleft, had he been endowed with human reason, on finding a cigarette butt in the water might have said, "Here is an impossibility. there is no tobacco hereabouts nor any paper. Here is evidence of fire...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 21, 2016

Believe Hope And Humanity Quotes

I know three things will never be believed - the true, the probable, and the logical.John SteinbeckA theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.Albe...
by A2Z Quotes on Jun 10, 2016

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck – Not all the men were always friends even friends with other people. There are some people who are more cool friends and make friends with animals, especially those..
by Best Novel Review on May 30, 2016

When Books Hit Too Close to Home

You know that feeling when you’re reading a novel and suddenly you come across a description or a scene and ...
by Book Riot on Mar 24, 2016

"This I Believe..."

“This I believe: That the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the mostvaluable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected. And this I must fight against: ...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Feb 26, 2016

Sang Pemimpin

DI sebuah Sabtu siang, Billy Buck, si buruh tani, sibuk menyapu timbunan jerami. Dengan garpu jeraminya, Buck meletakkan segarpu penuh jerami di atas pagar untuk sapi-sapi pertanian. Di udara, awan-awan kecil tampak seperti gumpalan-gumpalan asap mer...
by Kliping Sastra Indonesia on Feb 20, 2016

Viaggiare leggendo. L’America di Steinbeck

di Giorgio Gizzi John Steinbeck nacque in California, a Salinas, all’inizio del secolo scorso: intorno al 1925 abbandonò studi universitari molto regolari alla Stanford University e si trasferì in quella New York in cui morì nel 1968, dopo t...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Nov 16, 2015

Reading the Right Book at the Right (Or Wrong) Time

If you’re the sort of person who keeps the compass used for navigating life in the pocket of your intuition, you might know all about the right time and the wrong time to pick up a book. I’ve had more … Continued You just finished reading...
by Book Riot on Sep 9, 2015

It has always seemed strange to me the things we admire in men

  ” It has always seemed strange to me… the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed,...

Duke's Place

"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts."—John Steinbeck      music+imageThanks for visiting, please be sure that I read each and ever...

The Grapes of Wrath (1939)

  Author: John SteinbeckPeople without work are useless and miserable. They cannot make money; thus, they cannot buy food. They cannot buy food; thus, they are hungry and weak and have no strength to do the simplest job. It's a vicious circ...
by Film and Book Reviews on Jun 19, 2015

Quote For The Week

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” -John Steinbeck (American author. 1902-1968)...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 7, 2015

“The Grapes Of Wrath”

“The Grapes Of Wrath”by James Quinn"And the great owners, who must lose their land in an upheaval, the great owners with access to history, with eyes to read history and to know the great fact: when property accumulates in too few hands it is tak...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on May 20, 2015

THE GRAPES OF WRATH

JOHN STEINBECK AWARDED PULITZER PRIZESalinas, California (JFK+50) Seventy-five years ago today, May 6, 1940, American author John Steinbeck, a native of Salinas, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his novel, Grapes of Wrath.The novel is abo...
by JFK+50 on May 6, 2015

"The Only Kind Of Varmint..."

"Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it." ~ John Steinbeck, "Sweet Thursday"...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Mar 17, 2015

February Book Adaptation News!

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the big and little screen. If you like to read the book first, here are a list of books to either … Continued You just finished reading Fe...
by Book Riot on Mar 1, 2015

Selena Gomez, Vincent D’Onofrio, Robert Duvall, Ed Harris, Bryan Cranston and Danny McBride to star in James Franco’s adaptation of John Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle

James Franco is set to direct an adaptation of John Steinbeck’s realist-style novel In Dubious Battle, which tells the story of the struggle between labor and capital in 1930s America, portraying is as close to all out warfare. The project has...
by Flickering Myth Movie Blog on Jan 31, 2015


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