Tell the Truth. Make It Matter.

“I also know that memoir writing is rarely easy and that we shouldn’t expect it to be. This is life we are talking about. The wonder and confusion of it…”

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A Gentleman in Moscow

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…