Month: August 2013


“I think a man turns into a writer by editing his own texts.” —Imre Kertész — The Paris Review (@parisreview) August 24, 2013

qotd August 22, 2013: Frederick Buechner


From the simplest lyric to the most complex novel and densest drama, literature is asking us to pay attention. Pay attention to the frog. Pay attention to the west wind. Pay attention to the boy on the raft, the lady in the tower, the old man on the train. In sum, pay attention to the world and all that dwells therein and thereby learn at last to pay attention to yourself and all that dwells […]


A close family friend has an autistic boy and this was an anonymous letter slipped under her door. This is real. — Lennon and Maisy (@lennonandmaisy) August 19, 2013