Emma Jane Unsworth at excellent live literary night Book Slam, reading from Animals.

You do not have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is necessary. But the stars themselves neither require nor demand it.

The Abundance

Annie Dillard

What else is here? I listen. This section of stream purls and riffles amid small stones. What word might be made for what I hear?

Above the Waterfall

Ron Rash

The trailer for A Life in Progress: a feature length documentary on Alasdair Gray, filmed over the course of fifteen years.