"If detective stories are ‘escape literature’ (and why shouldn’t they be!) the reader can escape to sunny skies and blue water as well as to crime in the confines of an armchair."
Agatha Christie, Foreword, Death on the Nile (1953)
Title: Modern Love
Artist: David Bowie
- from NPR's "Gerwig, Baumbach Poke Fun At Post-College Pangs"
- Noah Baumbach: I remember being on a date with a girl in college and realizing I was just acting like Woody Allen in a movie -
- Greta Gerwig: That's so funny because I feel like I spent most of my adolescence trying to act like Diane Keaton.
- Noah Baumbach: We should have met then.
This song, that played last night on the final episode of The Office is apparently a Creed Bratton original. It is so pretty. Creed, we hardly knew ye! And we’ll miss ye.
(via James Poniewozik)
What you end up remembering isn’t always the same as what you have witnessed.”
― Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
Counterpoint: Jurassic Park is perfect.
Near the end of our last book fair, we got really bored and starting arranging the books by color!