This world of yours is ending. You have a few magical moments to say hello but this life is mostly about saying goodbye.
“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.”
Luc Sante is—to use that blurb-whore phrase deservedly, just this once—a writer’s writer.
Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book — and does. – Groucho Marx
Want to read a HUGE book about Abraham Lincoln? You’re in luck.