Wonderful Things I’ve Read This Week

Reading: Catcher in the Rye

I never had the sense that there was an end. That there was a retirement or that there was a jackpot.

Leonard Cohen in Songwriters on Songwriting, from Brain Pickings.

Was it possible that some men possessed so great a force of character that they could stamp themselves upon their words such that no matter where they were read, or when, or in what language, their own distinctive tones would always be heard?

Seth Bahram Modi (Barry Moddie) in River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh.

The beginning of Teju Cole’s story Hafizwhich he published through Twitter with the help of some friends (follow link for full story). From Wired.

Have you read something wonderful this week? Please share, I’d love to check it out!


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