Sunday, July 7, 2013

Summer Reading 3: Boom

"Becky tinha 16 anos. Ainda me lembrava do tempo em que andava de totós e tinha pósteres de póneis na parede do quarto, não mais do que um ou dois anos antes. Depois houve qualquer coisa que deu para o torto no cérebro dela. Começou a ouvir death metal e deixou de lavar as axilas."

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Summer Reading 2: Superfreakonomics (last chapter only)

"If the capuchins were so quick to turn to prostitution as soon as they got ahold of some money, just imagine how quickly the world would be overrun with monkey murderers and monkey terrorists, with monkey polluters who contribute to global warming and monkey doctors who fail to wash their hands. Future generations of monkeys, of course, would come along and solve these problems. But there would always be something to fix--like the monkey’s pigheaded insistence that all their children ride in car seats..."