Literary Acquisitions: August

I haven’t not done one of these since March, so I am not sure why I decided to put the month in the title, fool.

I’ve gained a lot of books recently, from all sorts of sources, which has been rather marvellous.


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Currently Reading, an Extract: Flowers For Algernon

Dr Strauss says I shoud rite down what I think and remembir and evrey thing that happins to me from now on. I dont no why but he says its importint so they will see if they can use me. I hope they use me becaus Miss Kinnian says mabye they can make me smart. My name is Charlie Gordon I werk in Donners bakery where Mr Donner gives me 11 dollars a week  and bred or cake if I want. I am 32 yeres old and next munth is my birthday. I tolld dr Strauss and perfesser Nemur I cant rite good but he says it dont matter he says I shud rite just like I talk and like I rite compushishens in Miss Kinnians class at the beekmin collidge center for retarted adults where I go to lern 3 times a week on my time off.  Dr Strauss says to rite a lot evrything I think and evrything that happins to me but i cant think anymor because I have nothing to rite so I will close for today…. yrs truly Charlie Gordon.

Flowers For Algernon