Saturday, January 26, 2008
If you tell people that they can't change anything, then it's safe for them to go home and watch sitcoms," she says. "But if you tell people they're responsible for what the world is like, they have to do something.
Rebecca Solnit from
Move Over, Joan Didion: Make room for Rebecca Solnit, California's newest cultural historian
Have just finished Solnit's A Field Guide to Getting Lost and am moving onto Sontag's On Photography. Oh, and I finally finished Ruskkoff's Nothing Sacred.
Man, that'll be three books so far this year. Let's not call it a resolution or it won't last. It feels good to be moving through the list, getting to Sontag, etc. Next: BENJAMIN, baby, BENJAMIN!