‘All that yearning spilling down amid the treetops and roof ridges, a shadow I’d never properly considered before.’
‘I was reassured to see that my hotel does not resemble the one in The Shining.’
‘The wild is no place for women—the film would seem to say.’
Granta Best Young British Novelist, Alan Warner, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
‘He’d come to tell her that he was leaving. It seemed rather impossible now – the telling, not the leaving.’
‘He had a mind to surf through all crises and shortages and conflicts past and present.’
‘When he opened his eyes, she was looking out at the rooster, the sun-blasted concrete, the railing thinned to brittle by the brightness.’
‘Love is constant revolution, pure disruption, it can never be stilled.’
Photographer Daisuke Yokota shares five links of what he’s reading, watching, thinking about and loving right now.
‘How long has it been since Noah and his passengers set off in their vessel?’
‘The photograph we are left with and the memory of that time do not progress along the same time axes.’
‘Grief knows how to love them because we don’t know how to do it any more.’
‘Mumbling is proof of artistic verisimilitude.’
‘The year I turned seventeen, the cicada chorus was deafening, as if they were impatient for the real beginning of summer and didn’t realize they were it.’
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