Hope is not like a lottery ticket you can sit on the sofa and clutch, feeling lucky… Hope is an ax you break down doors with in an emergency

Hope In The Dark

Rebecca Solnit

Is this how one becomes an artist? By growing accustomed to the madness of others?

Charlotte

David Foenkinos

The Outrun cover

The Outrun is a beautiful, inspiring book about living on the edge, about the pull between island & city, & about the ability of the sea, the land, the wind and the moon to restore life & renew hope

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Jennifer Garner reads Go the F*** to Sleep

J.J. Abrams’ trailer for S. by Abrams and Doug Dorst.

Matt Haig lists 5 Reasons to Stay Alive

But I do enjoy words—some words—for their own sake! Words like river, and dawn, and daylight, and time. These words seem much richer than our experiences of the things they represent

Lanark

Alasdair Gray

A beautiful trailer for The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam.

The Sick Bag Song cover

The Sick Bag Song by Nick Cave

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