“Whenever I saw her, I felt like I had been living in another country, doing moderately well in another language, and then she showed up speaking English and suddenly I could speak with all the complexity and nuance that I hadn’t realized was gone. With Lucy I was a native speaker.”
― Ann Patchett, Truth and Beauty
Teaser for Book Hive, an amazing interactive installation at Bristol’s Central Library from British art collective Rusty Squid – the best thing since this photographic love letter to public libraries.
So, um. Who wants to take a
roadplane trip to Bristol?
Indie webcomic Abstruse Goose proposes a new ‘Sudoku Comics Challenge’ we can actually get behind: stories with more than one logical beginning and ending. Anyone up for writing a Sudoku haiku?
“I’m about to fuck up, he thought clearly, and his next thought was, but I don’t have to. This was followed closely by a third thought, the last of this familiar sequence, which was, but I’m going to anyway.”
“Hwæt! We Gar-Dena in gear-dagum, þeod-cyninga, þrym gefrunon, hu ða æþelingas ellen fremedon!”
Monday First Sentences | Every Monday, we offer the opening sentences of a Penguin Classic to start the week.
Well aren’t YOU fancy.
“This book takes your essay about “likable female characters,” writes FUCK YOU on it in menstrual blood, then sets it on fire”