Four Seasons in Rome, by Anthony Doerr (AB). A slow-paced take on the beauty of Rome. Beautiful meandering words. 3.5/5
Quincy, Netflix. Amazing initimate documentary of a legand. 4/5
“Humility, curiosity”, Nick Cave’s answer to “I find it pointless to pursue anything in this bizarre and temporary world that is so much against my values in every way possible.”
Why Read?, enlightening lecture by Eva Brann, 2005 recipient of the National Humanities Medal.
Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir, by Margo Jefferson (AB). Abandoned. I tried, really did, but just could not relate enough nor get hooked into this one. -/5
“This is by far my favorite story of all those I have written.” – Isaac Asimov on The Last Question
Jon Fosse’s Search for Peace, “The Norwegian author has spent decades producing a strange, revered body of work. But he still doesn’t know where the writing comes from.”