Saturday, October 18, 2014
The Braille Edition of Playboy Is Now Available Online
I was perplexed to find a Braille edition of Playboy while rummaging at Kaleidoscope Books in Ann Arbor some months ago. And last night, stumbling across the Buzzfeed headline The Braille Edition of Playboy Is Now Available Online, these lines of Cavafy occurred to me
how much of the pathos, the yearning of our race,
how much weariness
these nine tragic words contain.
These words are not meant to be read in their entirety. Skim them the way this plane skims the cloud layer, jostling sometim...
It's not easy being an American abroad. Between being peppered with questions about politics and having your feet stick off the en...
NOTES FOR A FAILED NOVEL Tórshavn, Faroe Islands Start with the location, basaltic hills, green against the grey sweep of the North At...