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22 Classic Book Titles Made Better With Butter

Dispatches from Butter Books, the most wholesome literary blog on earth.

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1. One Hundred Years Of Butter


“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover butter...”


7. Butter, Pray, Love


"You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your butter every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind."


9. Butter Girl


"Secretly, Blair had sewn a tiny gold butter pendant onto the inside of one of the sweater‘s sleeves, so that Nate would always be wearing her butter on his sleeve.

'I love butter,' Blair had told Nate breathily when she gave him the sweater.

'Me too,' Nate had said back, although he wasn‘t exactly sure if it was true or not."


13. The Butter Mystique


'Millions of women lived their lives in the image of those pretty pictures of the American suburban housewife, kissing their husbands goodbye in front of the picture window, depositing their stationwagons of children at school, and smiling as they ran the new electric waxer over the spotless kitchen floor. They gloried in their role as women, and wrote proudly on the census blank: 'Occupation: butter artist.'"


Butter excerpts by Colin Heasley, images by elusive chanteuse Sarah Van Name & Co. at Butter Books. Check the blog for more butter!

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