Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

Grab your current read
Open to a random page
Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

From Chapter 13 of Colonel Roosevelt, by Edmund Morris, the final part of his three-volume biography of Theodore Roosevelt.

"Imagination, Roosevelt argued, did not have to be invention. In non-fiction writing, it should be no more than the ability to see and feel intensely what was there to be seen and felt."


  1. I agree; -- being able to grasp and experience events while reading can make reading more saliently enjoyable than anything else we do all day.

  2. I thought it was an intersting quote -- fascinating how wide-ranging Roosevelt's thoughts were.

  3. a very true quote and I'm sure a very interesting man.