Monday, July 14, 2014

Facing Reality

INK BOTTLE“Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.”
~ Bertrand Russell, “Recrudescence of Puritanism”

Boston or Borneo, London or Lahore: The rise of global literature doesn’t mean that it doesn’t matter where a book comes from. It does... Sydney or Sarajevo or Svit

Seven reasons not to write novels and only one reason to write them, by Javier Marias.  Does this apply to non-fiction like Cold River?

Experimental Vancouver coffee shop with no WiFi, texting, cell phones, etc., only coffee.  You also pay by donation and you are…supposed to talk to the other people in the shop.
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