It’s the kind of book which makes you experience sorry for all the different books because they have to recognise they don’t stand a danger in contrast and might as well just % up and go domestic. The real joy of the book lies in the author’s totally awesome voice and the pressure of his invention. I’m so uninterested in well mannered, well-behaved, solidly crafted and oh-so-stupid historic fiction (although I feel barely conflicted about describing problems as ancient fiction). It’s the sort of pleasure to read an e book bent on illuminating a chunk of records where the creative imaginative and prescient comes at you roar all the manner.
The ultimate word: Stephen King on Trump, Writing, Why Selfies Are Evil: “I’m simply announcing that the precise thing could be if no person knew who the fuck I was. I’d like that.” An interview with the King, in Rolling Stone.
The Magic of the book: Hermann Hesse on Why We examine and always Will: “nobody has restored the transcendence of the written word more superbly than Nobel-triumphing German-born Swiss creator and painter Hermann Hesse,” writes Maria Popova in mind Pickings.
“The 5 degrees Of Drowning”: a pressing new prose poem by way of Patricia Smith, written in reaction to two bad news occasions, in Buzzfeed.
“Hamilton” and the Books That Hamilton Held: discovering the books that Burr and Hamilton borrowed (and usually lower back), within the New Yorker.
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