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Recommendations for November 26, 2012

Attempting to get these back on something close to a regular schedule. Here goes: Article: “The Love You Save: Lessons On Water And Stuff” by Linda Holmes http://www.npr.org/blogs/monkeysee/2012/11/08/164687744/the-love-you-save-lessons-on-water-and-stuff Really heartfelt, lovely piece about our relationship to material things. Linda Holmes’s apartment flooded during Hurricane Sandy, and a lot of her stuff was ruined. The piece …

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Blunders

“Because blunders were a tributary of spontaneity, and without it, they would vanish like an illusion.” —César Aira, The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira (trans. Katherine Silver)

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Recommendations for November 21, 2012

I haven’t done one of these in several weeks now, so it’s probably time to try and catch up. I have been collecting stuff during the gap, though, so I have a bigger crop than usual. Lots of stuff to read for your holiday weekend. I will start, though, with a song: Song: “She” by …

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