My practice requires a studio, so I will live anywhere I can afford one without...– Jessica Eaton in Believer Mag
written quickly for small amounts of money
Then, in a twist that I don’t understand even though I read it three times, the NYC narcotics squad ends up getting the suitcase and Parker barely catches a train out of Grand Central Station alive. But that’s the best thing about books like this. Even if the plots don’t make sense, and they often don’t because they’re written quickly for small amounts of money, the character and the mood can...
I decided to love books as well.
My father, who is one of the few Indians who went to Catholic school on purpose, was an avid reader of westerns, spy thrillers, murder mysteries, gangster epics, basketball player biographies and anything else he could find. He bought his books by the pound at Dutch’s Pawn Shop, Goodwill, Salvation Army and Value Village. When he had extra money, he bought new novels at supermarkets,...
Whatever else is going on...
He sent back a fifty-dollar bill and he said, “Whatever else is going on, make sure that you keep buying typewriter ribbon.” Sherman Alexie, in conversation with Neko Case, in the new issue of The Believer