I Love Winnie Cooper
“Winnie Cooper was, in a sense, the first pretty girl to smile at me—at all of us—and for that reason, because of her...
“I was born lost and take no pleasure in being found…”
— John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America
“[It could mean something.
It could mean everything.]
It could be what Rilke meant, when he wrote:
You must change your life.”
“Just a few days after Nabokov’s death, there was an invasion of butterflies out in Springs, Long Island. It probably happens every year. But the...