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