Bookstore” cartoon from the Daily Sundial, September 27, 1966. This comic depicts various complaints about the bookstore including customer service, merchandising, and long waits. Delmar T. Oviatt Library. University Archives. CSUN University Digital Archives.
“My native gifts are not remarkable, but I have a certain force of character which has enabled me in a measure to supplement my deficiencies. I have common-sense. Most people cannot see anything, but I can see what is in the front of my nose with extreme clearness; the greatest writers can see through a brick wall. My vision is not so penetrating. For many years I have been described as a cynic; I told the truth. I wish no one to take me for other than I am, and on the other hand I see no need to accept others’ pretences.” ― W. Somerset Maugham, A Writer’s Notebook
"It began, inevitably, at a dinner party. That’s where the social action is in my country, among people of my class. Half the English feed fast and early and then go down the pub to drink beer, the other half eat a slow meal late and drink wine before, during and after."