Friday, May 18, 2012

“I want to be good.”
“I want to be what I admire.”
“Why don’t you want to be what you are?”

The desire for reassurance, and equally, to be reassured.... quelle connerie.
- Susan Sontag, 1968

The first of three volumes of her journal writings edited by David Rieff.
Photograph: Paris, 1972, Henri Bresson


and Adam Gopnik:
to listen to: on rare and well-done. 
to read: on Maurice Sendak and American literature

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