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theparisreview:

“We Americans share more than what divides us.”

For National Library Week, a photographic essay by Robert Dawson on America’s public libraries.

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Apr
16th
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We acquire the habit of living before we acquire the habit of thinking
— Albert Camus
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Condemned to drift or else be kept from drifting
— Bob Dylan
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Apr
15th
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buongiorno:

The Kearsarge at Boulogne, (detail). Édouard Manet.

buongiorno:

The Kearsarge at Boulogne, (detail). Édouard Manet.

(Source: marieantoinete)

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I can sympathize with Ken Kesey who once said that he stopped writing because he was tired of being a seismograph—an instrument that measures rumblings from a great distance. He said he wanted to be a lightning rod.
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newyorker:

A look at Richard Brody’s list of the best documentaries of all time, in anticipation of Sight & Sound magazine’s forthcoming poll: http://nyr.kr/1m7TxNP

newyorker:

A look at Richard Brody’s list of the best documentaries of all time, in anticipation of Sight & Sound magazine’s forthcoming poll: http://nyr.kr/1m7TxNP

(Source: newyorker.com)

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The young placed their bets on the flesh, knowing they were to lose.
— Albert Camus
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Apr
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Mar
7th
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nevver:

Blue Night, Edward Hopper

nevver:

Blue Night, Edward Hopper

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Mar
2nd
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"It’s good you’re happy," she said. She said the word happy as if she were looking at it from a great distance through a telescope.
— Richard Brautigan, The Abortion (via theunquotables)
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