Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.
My Sherlock books have finally come!!!!!!! :D
What terrible tragedies realism inflicts on people
All that day she had the strange feeling that she was taking part in a theatrical performance with better actors than herself and that her own bad performance was spoiling the whole show.
The Window of the Poet
Amazing how the heart clutches at anything familiar, whimpering, Mine! Mine!
Alice Munro and Margaret Atwood.
Atwood: We’re all slightly furtive, we writers; especially we Canadian writers, and even more especially we Canadian female writers of an earlier generation. “Art is what you can get away with,” said Canadian Marshall McLuhan, and I invite the reader to count how many of the murderers in Munro’s stories are ever caught. (Answer: none.) Munro understands the undercover heist that is fiction writing, as well as its pleasures and fears: how delicious to have done it, but what if you get found out?