Friday, 1 November 2019

The Temporal Void in the Bookshop

The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson

"Literature cannot develop between the categories "permitted"—"not permitted"—"this you can and that you can't." Literature that is not the air of its contemporary society, that dares not warn in time against threatening moral and social dangers, such literature does not deserve the name of literature; it is only a facade. Such literature loses the confidence of its own people, and its published works are used as waste paper instead of being read." - Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

"Excuse me?" I queried. 
"Old joke," the cardinal admitted, "the number of angels that can actually dance on a pinhead.""
- Peter F. Hamilton, Salvation

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