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The refreshingly direct poems straddle a peculiar balance between innocent optimism and wistful contemplation. Many of the poems not only have an existential bend, concerned with such contemporary questions of science and philosophy as the nature of nothingness and why the world exists, but they also exude a palpable enchantment with science, astronomy, and cosmology — no doubt due to being written during the golden age of space exploration.
Letter to Borges: Susan Sontag on Books, Self-Transcendence, and Reading in the…
“Books are not only the arbitrary sum of our dreams, and our memory. They also give us the model of self-transcendence.”
The Hole: An Existential Meditation in Simple Scandinavian Illustrations and Die-Cut Magic | Brain Pickings
Imaginary Food Diaries Of Famous Authors--these are hilarious. Loved the Hemingway one, but all are just so funny.
Waging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope. (That's from the Carter Center website) Plus, the man studied nuclear physics AND was President. What's not to admire? Rosalynn's pretty great too.