Hadda dream that Zadie Smith asked me to babysit two kittens. She and her husband, an older Jewish man, had somewhere to go. He was
‘Errantry’ JRR Tolkien Commercially found in Adventures of Tom Bombadil Image: detail, Pauline Baynes’ illustration, for above [Where did JKR hear the buzz of Dumbledore …
I don’t think that quotation means what we think it means. Beauty will not save the world and anyway Dostoevsky didn’t say it and anyways
In my mid-20s — half an age (mine) and still nearly nil on maturity ago — I noticed a thing that at the time was
Thomas Merton was asked once to contribute to a book on success — specifically a statement of how he’d achieved it in his own life.
Every few years I realize how wrong I’ve been. People who know me are faster on that, and even temporary acquaintances pick up the signals
Sometimes we imagine ourselves the star of our own personal blockbuster biopic, currently in production (it’s sometimes in development hell, but generally moving forward) and
Raymond Chandler In everything that can be called art there is a quality of redemption. It may be pure tragedy, if it is high tragedy,