Monthly Archives: June 2013
The most important of their public purposes is to place a healthy limit on the amount of time spent with trendy books.
Amateur! For me, it was only awkwardness of the regular amount.
The times for us are historical; as for spaces, we think more could be public.
In the end, a life without an end-point would be pointless.
The dog, wagging its tail, stopped to say hello; the human on the cellphone pulled harder on the leash.
We are moving into a post-literary, but not post-literate world.
In the best of cases, it is the principled refusal to exempt oneself from a general misanthropy.
But if love is eternal, then only the desire for freedom is not absurd.
If nothing is worth risking life for, you are willing to die for nothing.
Criticism cannot be cultivated in living a part—including that of the critic.