Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Recommended Reading: Sine Cosine Tangent by Don DeLilo

The New Yorker has a no- plot wonderful story by Don DeLilo, which ends with

Ordinary moments make the life. This was what she knew to be trustworthy, and this was what I learned, eventually, from those years we spent together. No leaps or falls. I inhale the little drizzly details of the past, and know who I am. What I failed to know before is clearer now, filtered up through time, an experience belonging to no one else, not remotely, no one, anyone, ever. I watch her use the roller to remove lint from her cloth coat. Define “lint,” I tell myself. Define “time,” define “space.” 

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