He’s wearing that sodding, fucking jacket and the self-pitying expression that she’s only ever seen him take off on stage or in bed.
My stories are basically advice to a man on how to act in a crowd
Forgotten Soviet writer Varlam Shalamov talks about his art
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I think if someone put a gun to my head and made me choose, Varlam Shalamov would be the person I called my favourite writer. Indescribably beautiful prose. I could only read one of his (very) short stories at a time because they were too perfect and too painful.
Professor Bhaer from Little Women (via nothingisdefinite)
also, when my exam is over and after the grilling I’m going to sit down and start writing my awesome biblical women thing in earnest.
Zadie Smith has got me writing.