Monday, March 16, 2015

'The past is never dead. It's not even past.'

Julianna couldn't remember what, if anything, had been torn down to make room for Whole Foods, even though the store was barely six months old. An apartment complex, maybe?

The landscape of memory was like that. Sometimes the near seemed far, far away and the faraway was right beneath your feet.

- The Long and Faraway Gone

(taking a break from the Lusitania; Larson's increasingly breathless leadup to the inevitable tragedy porn is starting to make me feel guilty about reading the damn thing)