L.J. Davis, A Meaningful Life (with an introduction by Jonathan Lethem)
(If it’s any consolation, LJ Davis’s hero does try to improve his lot in life. Now, whether it comes to anything is something you’ll have to read the book to find out.)
Notes from NYRB Classics
“I rewrite like anything, hoping and pruning and mucking about until I like the sound of it—it’s important to see how it looks.”“An Observation,” words by Patrick Leigh Fermor, art by Alan Fletcher (Beware of Wet Paint).
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— The Post-Office Girl by Stefan Zweig (via writerinboston)
— Elaine Dundy, The Dud Avocado (via itsfromabook)
— Thomas Browne, “Religio Medici”