The Perks Of Being A Wallflower- "That's why on the back of a brown paper bag he tried another poem And he called it "Absolutely Nothing" Because that's what it was really all about And he gave himself an A and a slash on each damned wrist And he hung it on the bathroom door because this time he didn't think he could reach the kitchen."
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
"A writer's style and energy are one. When the latter runs out, the newest masterpiece/classic/whatever is a tour-de-force of torture, and closing the dud's pages comes just short of coaxing a sigh from the book itself. I'm pleased to report that Junot Diaz is not one of those writers, and THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER is not one of those books." - Tristan Hickey