Notes: 48 / 1 year ago
"The world is alive and no living thing has any remedy. That is our fortune."
Notes: 309 / 2 years ago
"Only poetry isn’t shit."
Notes: 29 / 2 years ago
"We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain."
Notes: 192 / 2 years ago
"For me, the word writing is the exact opposite of the word waiting. Instead of waiting, there is writing. Well, I’m probably wrong — it’s possible that writing is another form of waiting, of delaying things. I’d like to think otherwise. … The truth is, reading is always more important than writing."
Roberto Bolaño, from a 2002 interview in BOMB, trans. Margaret Carson
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