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Book Review: Selfish, Shallow & Self Absorbed

Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids — edited by Meghan Daum

As Daum writes in the introduction, her “lack of desire to have children felt hardwired from birth, almost like sexual orientation or gender identity” and reading this rang my bell. 572 more words


Natura morta con custodia di sax - Geoff Dyer

Sul Jazz si sono scritte e dette milioni di parole. Ci sono quelli che lo amano alla follia e ci sono quelli che lo detestano, quelli che lo trovano complicato, quelli che lo trovano senza disciplina, quelli che non possono stare senza e quelli che appena in una canzone sentono due accordi che “puzzano” di jazz iniziano a storcere il naso. 447 more words

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“We’d never seen anything as green as these rice paddies. It was not just the paddies themselves: the surrounding vegetation – foliage so dense the trees lost track of whose leaves were whose – was a rainbow coalition of one colour: green. 90 more words


If not all ,then please atleast read Ongoing moment, a history of the medium through the themes in Photography. Though Zona is an amazing work, its takes you through one of the most memorable films ever STALKER,  a must see film, dear aspiring photographers. 12 more words

See the World Through the Eyes of the One Percent

Edward Steichen’s monumental 1955 exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, The Family of Man, was in essence about inclusivity. The 503 photographs by 273 prominent and unknown artists included in the show were curated from two million images, depicting life at its various moments to create a bigger picture of the human experience. 523 more words

Writing in Paris (or Why I May Never Write Again)

That is a huge exaggeration. In a few more weeks, I’m sure I will be back to scribbling away. But I will admit that this month-long writing program in Paris has been a lot of work (the 100 degree weather hasn’t helped either), and I’m going to need a solid break from literary pursuits. 78 more words


Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed

 Edited by Megan Daum

ISBN 978-1-250-05293-3

“I picture my life without children as a hole dug in sand and then filled with water. Into every void rushes something. 819 more words