I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte (colubra) wrote,
I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte

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Seldom have I had a novel demand that I reach the ending so loudly.
Seldom have I had a novel so closely echo feelings I've had.

Much as I loved docbrite's new novel Liquor, the winner for novel I've been most affected by this year is decidedly Hollinghurst's The Line of Beauty- which is not surprising: the thing won the damn Booker prize, which seems to invariably go to Saddest British Novel of the Year, though I believe the intention is more Best British Novel of the Year.

And thank god I was as young in the 80s as I was- every report says it was a fucking bleak time to be the sort of grownup that I've become since then.

  • today is FIRED.

    Awoke at 4AM to puke so vehemently I thought my socks were gonna come up. Couldn't get back to sleep, so went to the DMV to get the car's…

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    I don't have the time to keep my apartment clean. I have a job which prohibits having cats, as it turns out- I don't have enough time to properly…

  • I demand a do-over.

    Woke up late. Long drive in- apparently people think clear skies means 'let us park on the freeway'. Whole lot of shit to do in the office, all of…

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