I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve...– Andy Bernard
When humans began to cook, they began to eat together, and civilisation flows...– Michael Pollan, interviewed in Fantastic Man Spring & Summer 2013
Naked Ladies by Mary Ruefle
Rousseau wanted: a cottage on the Swiss shore a cow, and a rowboat. Stevens wanted a crate from Ceylon full of jam and statuettes. My neighbors are not ashamed of their poverty but would love to be able to buy a white horse, a stallion that would transfigure the lot. Darwin was dying by inches from not having anyone to talk to about worms, and the vireo outside my window wants nothing less than a...
In the 1920s, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald careered through New York City and...– ‘Z - A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald,’ by Therese Anne Fowler - NYTimes.com (via slightlypretentious)
scout: The Walkmen - Heaven There aren’t enough...
Happiness is not an absolute value. It is a state of comparison.– Zadie Smith, NW (via thepenguinpress)