Mother comes back one evening and she starts up at supper about feng shui, how our house isn’t organized for a happy life, how the front door should never line up with the back door like ours does – never. One of her colleagues in Parks and Recreation told her that.
The Centenary of the Russian Revolution
Boys in Zinc
Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich on the USSR in Afghanistan.
The Little Winter
‘She remembered being happy off and on that day, and then looking at things and finding it all unkind.’
‘As regards to life it is much the best to think that the experiences we have are necessary for us.’