Every book, (or rather: every good book) contends with a calculus greater than...– From Peter Mendelsund’s wonderful exploration of the complexities of creating a representational image for a book. This particular post focuses on Nabokov’s Lolita, and it looks like there will be a few more posts in the next few days on book covers and literary representation. Can’t wait. (via...
It's not just books I love....it’s the story I...
I put my hand on the doorknob because I thought maybe her hand was on the...– Jonathan Safran Foer, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” (via mirrorsandmirages)
Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night.– Virginia Woolf (via seabois)
That moment after you have followed a character...
What do you do when you’re no longer the hero of your own story?– Michael Cunningham, By Nightfall (via llibre)
Projects range from ideas that wouldn’t be out of place at government agencies...– How Stephen Wolfram Is Preparing For The Singularity (via fastcompany)