“Noor eventually came to learn that we see what we want to see” (165).
Most of us are librarians, or are married to librarians, or are good friends with librarians…this speaks volumes, no?
“He was not willfully old-fashioned…he sometimes wondered if there might not be hidden costs for a humanity…”
p 182 “That sense of loss is exactly what we must anticipate, prepare form and cherish to the last of our days; for it is only our heartbreak that finally refutes all that is ephemeral in love.” Grand hotels. Elegance. Loss and gentle decay. This is an enchantingly melancholic story. This is one which captured…
p 16 “Despite its name, the Korean Demilitarized Zone – or DMZ – is the most heavily militarized border in the world.” For the past decade – it is true! – I have been out of tune with myself in ways only known to my Self. I am the piano in need of tuning where…
“…William had never seen such a thing on the head of a white man.”
“Poverty led him to religion, religion to education, education to lust, lust to communism.”