Overall Rank: 127
"It seems increasingly likely that I really will undertake the expedition that has been preoccupying my imagination now for some days."
Overall Rank: 483
"A liberty boat full of sleep hung-over sailors came clanging alongside the U.S.S. Northhampton, and a stocky captain in dress whites jumped out to the accommodation ladder."
Overall Rank: 488
"The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another, his mother called him wild thing. And so he said, "I'll eat you UP!" And so he was sent to bed without eating anything."
Overall Rank: 498
"Only another writer, someone who had worked his heart out on a good book which sold three thousand copies, could appreciate the thrill that overcame me one April morning in 1973 when Dean Rivers of..."
Overall Rank: 354
Overall Rank: 410
"We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like 'I feel a bit lightheaded; maybe you should drive . . .' And suddenly..."
Overall Rank: 507
"The western plains of New South Wales are grasslands."
Overall Rank: 293
"In that place, where they tore the nightshade and blackberry patches from the roots to make room for the Medallion City Golf Course, there was once a neighborhood."
Overall Rank: 200
"Hapscomb's Texaco sat on Number 93 just north of Arnette, a pissant four-street burg about 110 miles from Houston."Sally.""
Overall Rank: 517
"In shirt-sleeves, the I generally worked, I sat sketching a bar of soap taped to an upper corner of my drawing board."