“And so we continued, making love, for over two hundred years and when we finished, five hours later, we realized that our building had been knocked down three months previously and that our room had become a space ship of flesh and bone.”
— Fernando Del Paso, Palinuro De Mexico (via mythologyofblue)
3:14 am • 19 October 2012 • 132 notes
“Nothing is exciting —
it’s all empty fun.”
2:33 am • 22 September 2012
“I guess I have always been
deeply terrified to really be someone’s
since I know life
one cannot love another,
— Marilyn Monroe
10:10 pm • 5 August 2012 • 5 notes
Black and white, bedroom scenes, women caught in between movements: YES YES YES.
9:49 pm • 24 June 2012 • 3 notes
“She can be stunningly sharp, almost cruel—but often more because of what she doesn’t say than what she does. She could get away with reporting certain scenes and certain stories because, as she has said, she was small and quiet and a woman, so no one assumed she was up to very much.”
— On Joan Didion.
9:40 pm • 24 June 2012 • 1 note
As a rule, the critics […] are far more cultured than the people whose work they are called upon to review. This is, indeed, only what one would expect, for criticism demands infinitely more cultivation than creation does.
This book: definitely on my list.
5:00 pm • 17 June 2012 • 1 note