“This is the trouble with history. You can't see what's not there. You can look at an empty space and see that something's missing, but there's no way to know what it was.”
“When poor people hear a loud noise, they whip their heads around. Wealthy people finish their sentences, then just glance back,” Ottessa Moshfegh
Books themselves take time, more time more time than most of us are used to giving them. - Ali Smith
“The truth is I do not like hanging in there. I was born, I believe, to do more. Or perhaps it’s that I survived to do more,” Dave Eggers
October was a decent reading month and November brings the much anticipated Oathbringer, among a few other picks!
“leaving her country/was not easy for my mother/i still catch her searching for it/in foreign films/and the international food aisle,” Rupi Kaur
“I suppose most things in a person's life are good for a while, even if that doesn't last very long. Maybe that is why, even after something has gone wrong, we spend so much time trying to fix it. Because we remember when it wasn't broken.”
“The two girls grew up at the edge of the ocean and knew it was paradise, and better than Eden, which was only a garden.” ― Eve Babitz