Radiohead // In Rainbows // Jigsaw Falling Into Place
really didn’t want to get on my train this afternoon. princeton was made for early fall weather. #plankles #oversizedknit (at Princeton University)
— [Edith Wharton / House of Mirth]
"She had been bored all the afternoon by Percy Gryce—the mere thought seemed to waken an echo of his droning voice—but she could not ignore him on the morrow, she must follow up her success, must submit to more boredom, must be ready with fresh compliances and adaptabilities, and all on the bare chance that he might ultimately decide to do her the honour of boring her for life."
[Edith Wharton / House of Mirth]
Wonderful iceland | Hannah Davis
"And the day was the accomplice of her mood: it was a day for impulse and truancy." #weeklychin a day late! #fridayreads on nj transit last night. Edith Wharton’s HOUSE OF MIRTH #messyhairdontcare (at NJT - Princeton Station (NEC))
— Saul Bellow // Herzog
"American memoir tends to be trauma…or justification." HOW TO READ A NOVELIST author John Freeman with Geoff Dyer tonight!
Also liked when Freeman called the engagement ring he bought by selling his first edition Updike novels a “conflict diamond.” (at Powerhouse Arena)
Yo La Tengo | Autumn Sweater (Remixed by Kevin Shields)
government shutdown made NASA’s “Photo of the Day” go dark. while we wait, the European Space Agency has “Observing the Earth.”