“‘I love mankind,’ he said, ‘but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.’”
The secret histories of secondhand books
The personal dedications one finds in secondhand books are often as fascinating as the text. In honour of...
“I felt confused, to some degree, by everything—but in a delayed manner, in that I seemed to be repeatedly realizing that I felt confused, instead of...”
“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”