Sunday, May 23, 2010

Sunday Papers: W. Somerset Maugham

"Poe supposed he could obtain novelty and originality by taking thought. He was wrong. The only way to be new is constantly to change yourself, and the only way to be original is to increase, enlarge, and deepen your personality."

--A Writer's Notebook

On the turntable: Duke Ellington, "At Fargo"
On the nighttable:
William Warren, "Jim Thompson, The Unsolved Mystery"

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