Khmer Rouge, Ground Zero, melting ice caps: as a form of art, writes Terry Eagleton. It is now a way of life
Bach and the Cosmos of Belonging: Michael Pollan on How the Transcendent Power of Music Allays the Loneliness of Being and the Ache of Regret
“Opened to the music, I became first the strings… and then the breeze of sound flowing past as it crossed the lips of the instrument and went out to meet the world, beginning its lonely transit of the universe.”
10 US Cities You Need To Visit If You Love Books:BuzzFeedNews: “After sifting through cities with a population above 50,000 and “at least one retail bookstore, used or rare bookseller, public library or institutional library,”Apartment Guide released a list of the best cities in America for book lovers based on “the ratio of book-related establishments per 100,000 residents in each.” Here’s what they found…
“Light Is the New Black:”
“The world is filled with people who, no matter what you do, will point blank not like you. But it is also filled with those who will love you fiercely. They are your people. You are not for everyone and that is OK. Talk to the people who can hear you.” Carry the Light With You!