What I Want to Read

A collection of 5 posts

Earning your age

> Do not deprive me of my age. I have earned it. May Sarton — Generation Above Me (@TheGenAboveMe) January 14, 2015 [https://twitter.com/TheGenAboveMe/status/555469936106414083] This ought to make me get serious


A preview of Men Explain Things to Me. The adaptation at The New Yorker [http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2014/04/virginia-woolf-darkness-embracing-the-inexplicable.html?utm_source=tny&utm_campaign=generalsocial&utm_medium=

Asserting Oneself

Brain Pickings [http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/brainpickings/rss/~3/UFX8yjPiWGM/] points to an appreciation of Italo Calvino contatining this gem of a thought. > “Asserting oneself … doesn’t mean asserting a name and

Noting Loss

The Writer's Almanac [http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/index.php?date=2014/03/29] reports that today is the anniversary of the last entry in Robert Falcon Scott's diary. Writer's Almanac also passes on


> To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, an ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control, that can lead you to be shattered