Fascination and Voyeuristic Attraction

This post is inspired by notes from Susan Sontag’s notebook, which were reproduced by Biblioklept and which I found fascinating in themselves. Here is a list all of my own. My fascination with: Memory, forgetting Really really old statues, books, man-made things Giraffes Original manuscripts My voyeuristic attraction to: Very skinny women Very muscular women Gross […]

‘Things: A Story of the Sixties’ by Georges Perec

I just finished reading Georges Perec’s 1965 novella, Things: A Story of the Sixties. I wasn’t really planning on reading it, but I caught sight of it on my boyfriend’s bookshelf sitting in between Perec’s more well-known novel, Life: A User’s Manual, and a bit of Poe. I had never read Perec before and was […]