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  • josh shared from Loitering: New and Collected Essays by Charles D'Ambrosio
    I guess my true Here will always be an Elsewhere.
  • josh shared from Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone
    What a feckless and disorderly person he was. How much at the mercy of events.
    Note: rereading Dog Soldiers...
  • josh shared from Want Not by Jonathan Miles
    Ruin’s what we get, ruin’s all we get. Prosperity is just a phase, like childhood,
  • josh shared from Want Not by Jonathan Miles
    How can I possibly understand another person if I can’t even recognize my goddamn self?
  • josh shared from Familiar: A Novel by J. Robert Lennon
    The older you get, the more life seems like a tightening spiral of nostalgia and narcissism, and the actual palpable world recedes into insignificance, replaced by a copy of a copy of a copy of a copy.
    Note: Quote of the day from @jrobertlennon
  • josh shared from Middle Men: Stories by Jim Gavin
    a nonfatal stab wound seemed like just the thing to get people off her back for a while.
  • josh shared from Middle Men: Stories by Jim Gavin
    Nothing always happens.
  • josh shared from Middle Men: Stories by Jim Gavin
    Moonlight fell softly on my spunk-laden boxers.
  • josh shared from Train Dreams: A Novella by Denis Johnson
    His desires must be completely out of nature; he was the kind of man who might couple with a beast, or—as he’d long ago heard it phrased—jigger himself a cow.
  • josh shared from Carry the One: A Novel by Carol Anshaw
    Alice, on account of her artistic promise, went to a free school in Old Town, one of those staples of the late seventies where the teachers went by their first names and field trips were to violent or naked performance-art presentations, and reading was not really stressed.