”Okay,” he said. “I gotta go to sleep. It’s almost one.”
”Okay,” I said.
”Okay,” he said.
I giggled and said, “Okay.” And then the line was quiet but not dead. I almost felt like he was there in my room with me, but in a way it was better, like I was not in my room and he was not in his, but instead we were together in some invisible and tenuous third space that could only be visited on the phone.
The Fault in Our Stars
- John Green
(source: Washington County, PA marriage application dated December 24, 1945.)
In honor of that whole Valentine’s thing…
Augustus Waters and Hazel Grace Lancaster from The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.
Finally got my copy after having sent it too the wrong address (blast!) and read it this week. Such terribly lovable characters and beautiful writing. Thank you Mr. Green.
I really love the German cover of The Fault in Our Stars.
I am very fond of it, too. It makes me happy to see the Indianapolis skyline on the cover of a German novel.
The Atlantic notices book jackets are starting to look alike, possibly in reaction to the rise of ereaders.
Personally, we like the trend of hand-lettered typography. It shows the designer created something that can’t be easily replicated elsewhere.